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Biennial

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Angelica archangelica (Angelica)

Characteristics
Family:   Apiaceae
Type:   Biennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   100 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Collect self seeded seedlings and pot on
Summer
Harvest some stems or leaves for cooking
Winter
Harvest roots after plant had dies back in its second year
Traditional Uses
Chest infections
Digestive aid
Colds
Poor circulation

Unit Price:€ 3.00

Angelica dahurica (Bai Zhi)

Characteristics
Family:   Apiaceae
Type:   Biennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   60 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Mulch second year plants
Summer
Save seed
Autumn
Cut back or harvest roots when leaves die back
Traditional Uses
Sinusitis
Allergic rhinitis
Headaches

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Arctium lappa (Burdock (Niu bang zi))

Characteristics
Family:   Asteraceae
Type:   Biennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   130 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Autumn
Harvest roots in 1st year
Winter
Harvest roots after plant had dies back
Traditional Uses
Liver disorders
Skin issues
Constipation
Digestive aid

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Centaurium erthraea (Centuary)

Characteristics
Family:   Gentianaceae
Type:   Biennial
Aspect:   Full shade
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   10 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Mulch with compost
Summer
Will self seed if seed heads are not removed
Traditional Uses
Muscular pains
Liver disorders
Galbladder disorders

Unit Price:€ 4.50

Isatis tinctoria (Woad)

Characteristics
Family:   Brassicaceae
Type:   Biennial
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Asia
Height:   30 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow seed
Summer
Remove flower heads if you want to avoid self seeding
Autumn
Harvest roots
Traditional Uses
Sore throat
Laryngitis
Excessive thirst
Skin rashes

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Melilotus officinalis (yellow melliot)

Characteristics
Family:   Fabaceae
Type:   Biennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   90 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Varicose veins
Haemorrhoids
Mild sedative
ndigestion

Unit Price:€ 3.50

Oenothera biennis (Evening Primrose)

Characteristics
Family:   Onagraceae
Type:   Biennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   European
Height:   90 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest flowers
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Sedative
Whooping cough
Eczema

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Prunella vulgaris (Self Heal)

Characteristics
Family:   Primulaceae
Type:   Perennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Native Irish, European
Height:   40 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Plant out
Summer
Harvest whole aerial parts when in full flower
Autumn
Save seed
Traditional Uses
Wound healer
Sore throats
Diarrhoea
Inflammatory bowel conditions

Unit Price:€ 2.50

Verbascum thapsus (Mullein)

Characteristics
Family:   Scrophulariaceae
Type:   Biennial
Aspect:   Full sun
Hardiness:   Hardy
Region:   Africa
Height:   150 cm
Maintenance
Spring
Sow
Summer
Harvest leaves as needed in first year plants. Harvest flowers in second year plants.
Autumn
Save seed
Winter
Cut back
Traditional Uses
Upper respiratory catarrh
Earache
Sinusitis
Asthma

Unit Price:€ 2.50

About Bareroot Botanicals

Bareroot Botanicals is a nursery and herb farm based in north county Sligo which specialises in medicinal plants from around the world. It is owned and ran by Iona Herbal Herbalists Ross Hennessy and Marina Kesso.

We hope that through our nursery and the courses we run on the farm that we will empower people to use and grow these plants and see an ancient form of natural healing passed onto another generation.

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