Alchemilla erythropoda

(Lady's mantle)

Garden
The Woodland Garden
Type
Herbaceous Perennial
Planted
2019
Edible?
No
Culinary Uses?
Yes
Native?
No
Naturally occurring on site?
No
Propagated Here?
Yes

Culinary Uses

Edible young leaves

Provenance

Grown from seed purchased from Chiltern Seeds

Cultivation

Prone to leaf fungal infection in any dry spell, thus inferior to A mollis despite its neatness

Maintenance

Clip back hard to encourage fresh leaves at any time in summer