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Astragalus (Chinese Milk Vetch)


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


Pkt. (0.3 g, 70 seeds)
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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 02 November, 2004.

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