. No more details are given in the reports.
There are no material uses listed for Silphium laeve.
There are no medicinal uses listed for Silphium laeve.
Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in a greenhouse
. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots as soon as they are large enough to handle and plant them out in the summer.
Division in spring
. This is very difficult due to the deep and extensive root system.
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We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
Succeeds in any ordinary garden soil. Prefers a deep moisture retentive moderately fertile soil that is not too nitrogen rich, in sun or dappled shade.
Plants have a deep and extensive root system which makes transplanting difficult
Problems, pests & diseases
Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Silphium laeve. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.
Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Silphium laeve.
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