Astragalus membranaceus FABACEAE
Legume with reclining, spreading growth habit. Medicinal: The 4th or 5th year root is a traditional Chinese herb, Huang Qi, used since ancient times to increase and tonify chi. Immunomodulator, stimulates phagocytosis and interferon production, stimulates pituitary-adrenal cortical activity. Cannot ship to HI.
[Culture:Perennial, zones 5-8/scarify seed/7-12 days/Spring,Fall/transplant, direct sow/sun/24 ht./8" apart/does not tolerate heavy soil]
Photography by Jude Della Terra
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 02 November, 2004.