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Epilobium macranthum is a
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and medicine
E. Asia - China.
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain. There is no record of this species in the draft 'Flora of China[
]. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
Prefers a well-drained but moisture retentive soil in a sunny position[
]. Succeeds in most soils[
]. No more details are given.
Seed - sow early spring in situ or as soon as the seed is ripe.
Division in spring or autumn. Very easy, larger clumps can be replanted direct into their permanent positions, though it is best to pot up smaller clumps and grow them on in a cold frame until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the spring.