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Lilium monanthum - Maxim.
                 
Common Name
Family Liliaceae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Not known
Range E. Asia - Japan, Korea.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary

Lilium monanthum


Lilium monanthum
   
Physical Characteristics
 
Lilium monanthum is a BULB. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees.Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid and neutral soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats
Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade;
Edible Uses
Edible Parts: Root.
Edible Uses:

Bulb - cooked[105]. Rich in starch, it can be used as a vegetable in similar ways to potatoes (Solanum tuberosum).
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
None known
Cultivation details
We have almost no information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in this country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus. Prefers an open free-draining humus-rich loamy soil with its roots in the shade and its head in the sun[200]. Early to mid autumn is the best time to plant out the bulbs in cool temperate areas, in warmer areas they can be planted out as late as late autumn[200]. The plant should be protected against rabbits and slugs in early spring. If the shoot tip is eaten out the bulb will not grow in that year and will lose vigour[200].
Propagation
Seed - we do not know the germination details of this species and suggest sowing the seed as soon as possible in a cold frame. Great care should be taken in pricking out the young seedlings, many people leave them in the seed pot until they die down at the end of their second years growth. This necessitates sowing the seed thinly and using a reasonably fertile sowing medium. The plants will also require regular feeding when in growth. Divide the young bulbs when they are dormant, putting 2 - 3 in each pot, and grow them on for at least another year before planting them out into their permanent positions when the plants are dormant[K]. Division with care in the autumn once the leaves have died down. Replant immediately[200]. Bulb scales can be removed from the bulbs in early autumn. If they are kept in a warm dark place in a bag of moist peat, they will produce bulblets. These bulblets can be potted up and grown on in the greenhouse until they are large enough to plant out[200].

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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