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Astragalus (Astragalus membranaceus) plant, organic

$8.50

Family: Legume (Fabaceae)

Hardy to Zones 4 to 10 (mulch heavily in colder zones)

(Astragalus membranaceus = Astragalus propinquus, Huang-qi)  Herbaceous perennial native to China. Traditional usage (TCM): increase vital energy and protect against illness. The plant prefers full sun and dryish soils or regular garden soil.  Plants get quite large, flowering to 6 feet, with yellow-white flowers giving way to pea-like follicles.  Space plants 2 feet apart.

potted plant, Certified Organically Grown

 

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    Barbara Graves

    Is this a wild senna?

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      Richo Cech

      no

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    Kendra

    Does astragalus require cold stratification

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      Richo Cech

      hi kendra, yes, these need everything–scarification, soaking, stratification and if possible. . . inoculation. r

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