Astragalus, ORGANIC

Astragalus membranaceus

Perennial 3-4' shrub with pea-shaped yellow-white flowers. Tap roots of mature plant have been tradionally used used an immunostimulant in Chinese medicine (called huang qi). Scarify seed (lighty rub on fine sandpaper). Direct seed in spring for best germination. Full sun. Harvest 4-6 year old roots in the fall.