(Centaurium spicatum)

Annual/Biennial
C. australe. Erythraea australis. E. spicata.
Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Centaurium spicatum
Gentianaceae

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    Stomachic (especially in cases of dysentery and diarrhoea)[152].

  • Edible Use

    None known

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow February to May in situ or as soon as it is ripe in situ. The seed germinates in 3 – 8 weeks at 24¡c.
We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though it should succeed as a spring sown annual in this country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus. Prefers a well-drained sandy loam with some peat[1].
S. Europe, Asia, Australia.

Become ungovernable, break the chains of the matrix; grow and forage your own food and medicine.

*None of the information on this website qualifies as professional medical advice. Take only what resonates with your heart and use your own personal responsibility for what’s best for you. For more information [brackets] [000], see bibliography.