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Organic Yellow Milkvetch Seeds (Astragalus Dasyanthus Pall)

Organic Yellow Milkvetch Seeds (Astragalus Dasyanthus Pall)

1.14 €
Used to strengthen immune system, speed healing of wounds and treat diabetes. Tonic for enhancing metabolism and digestion made as tea or soup made from dried tap roots or as a tincture. One of 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine.

  • Packet Size 20/200/2000: 

  • Manufacturer country: Ukraine
  • Product code: 11886-20
  • Available: a lot of
  • Germination: 90%
  • Unit: Seeds
  • Crop year / Production date: 2019
  • Shelf life: 5 years

  • Organic Yellow Milkvetch (Astragalus Dasyanthus Pall)

    Used to strengthen immune system, speed healing of wounds and treat diabetes. Tonic for enhancing metabolism and digestion made as tea or soup made from dried tap roots or as a tincture.

    One of 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine. Also known as Chinese Milkvetch or Chinese milk vetch. Should be avoided by someone taking immunosuppresent drugs.
     

    How to Grow

    Germinates best in cool soils. Cold stratify 3-4 weeks will help stored seed germinate then start indoors 12 weeks before last frost. Lightly scarify seeds by rubbing them between two pieces of fine sandpaper then soak overnight warm 75˚F (23˚C) water to soften, inoculate with rhizobium agent.

    If starting indoors, sow in one gallon pots or comparable deep band-pots for improved tap root transplanting. Prefers fast draining calcareous soils with a mix rock phosphate, ground limestone and oyster shell. Root is harvested after first frost, leaves anytime. Soil pH 5.5-7.5. Hardiness zones 6-9. Perennial.

    Days from maturity calculated from the date of seeding. Average 7,100 seeds per ounce. There are no Federal germination standards for commercially sold herb seeds. Usual seed life 2–3 years. Store seeds in the refrigerator.