Ox Knee, plant

$16.50 incl. GST

Usually Available: August to May
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Achyranthes bidentata
Pot Size: 50mm forestry tube

10 in stock

SKU: 1662 Categories: , ,


Ox-Knee plant, Achyranthes bidentata, is a generous plant producing copious, succulent stems and foliage which taste similar to beetroot greens. Used in Chinese medicine to nourish the kidney and liver, to strengthen bones and sinuses, and to treat sores in the mouth and on the tongue. Ox-Knee plant is native to Asia and prefers well composted, rich, free draining soils in a protected sunny position. Drought and frost tender. Herbaceous perennial, growing to 0.8m x 0.5m.