Alum Root (Heuchera micrantha)
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The root can be used as an alum substitute, this is a mordant used in fixing dyes. The root is rich in tannin, is this the active ingredient that acts as a mordant?.
The plant can be crushed and then rubbed on the hair as a tonic to make it grow.
A good ground cover plant for the woodland garden. Plants should be spaced about 45cm apart each way.
Cultivation & Habitat
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