Information for Stachys affinis tubers Crosne du Japon

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 39211
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:5
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: WHITE or RED
Fruit: nutlets in 4s..plant tubers February-April, crop November on
Foliage: cylindrical, variable small edible rhizomes
Height in meters: 0.5

Synonyms (alternative names) for Stachys affinis tubers Crosne du Japon: Stachys sieboldii,  Stachys tuberifera, 

Common names for Stachys affinis tubers Crosne du Japon: Chinese Artichoke,  Chorogi,  Crosne du Japon,  Entsai,  Japanese Artichoke,  Knotroot, 

Stachys affinis tubers Crosne du Japon is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
2:   Wants
6:   Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List
34:   Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List
50:   Japanese Native and Introduced Plants
51:   Chinese Native and Introduced Plants
83:   Vegetable Seed List
454:  Lamiaceae
712:  Labiatae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants

Germination guide
Stachys affinis tubers Crosne du Japon seeds will usually germinate in 15-30 days. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow seeds about 1mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 20C.

Reduce soil temperature at night. Grow on the dry side.

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