Bupleurum is a plant normally grown is Asia and used for herbal medicine. Even though it is not native to the United States it can be grown in most regions. This plant has been used for centuries to treat arthritis, skin ailments, menopause and some ulcers. Bupleurum can be grown from a seed in soil temperatures that are at least 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Keep the area moderately moist until germination, which usually takes place within 14 days. This useful herb has few issues and requires very little extra food.
- Bupleurum is a Chinese medicinal herb that has beautiful color.
- Usually it’s considered an annual, but can be short lived perennial in certain zones.
- It is relatively low maintenence and can last up to ten days as a cut flower.
“Although bupleurum is from Asia, it can’t really be classed as a cool season or warm season annual.”