Japanese Chess (Bromus japonicus)

Annual/Biennial
Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Japanese Chess
Bromus japonicus
Gramineae

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    None known

  • Edible Use

    Leaves[177]. No more details.

    Seed[177, 179]. No more details are given, but the seed is very small and fiddly to utilize[K].

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow spring or autumn in situ and only just cover. Germination should take place within 2 weeks. If seed is in short supply it can be surface sown in a cold frame in early spring. When large enough to handle, prick out the seedlings into individual pots and plant them out in early summer.
Succeeds in a sunny position in most well-drained soils[138, 200].
S. Europe – Mediterranean, to E. Asia. Introduced and naturalized in most areas of N. America.

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