Cistus salviifolius

Names

Names

Scientific: Cistus salviifolius

English: Sage-leaved Rock Rose

Portuguese: Estevinha, Sanganho, Sargaço

Origins

Origins

Family: Cistaceae

Origin: Europe

Life Cycle: Perennial

Properties

Properties

Aroma
Medicinal
Edibility

Parts Used

Parts Used

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Scientific NameCistus salviifolius
English NameSage-leaved Rock Rose, salvia cistus, rock rose.
Portuguese NameEstevinha, Sanganho-manso, sanganho-mouro, sargaço, sargaço-manso, sargaço-mouro.
German NameSalbeiblättrige Zistrose.
FamilyCistaceae
OriginEurope
HabitatShrublands, woodlands, woods and forests.
Life CyclePerennial
Preferences CultivationSun exposure. Acids, sandy (dunes), clayey, chalky, well-drained soils. Tolerates maritime exposure but is sensitive to frost.
Method of propagationSowing – during spring.
Ornamental CharacteristicsFlowering from May to June. H: 1 m, ᴓ 0,5 m
Description of smells and flavorsBitter.
Properties MedicinalUnknown
Properties EdibilityNone
Properties OtherOrnamental
Contraindications / Side Effects / CommentsUnknown
Pests and diseases & how to fight themUnknown
How and When to harvest and / or pruning and which parts used. How many cuts per year?Parts used: Ornamental. Pruning: late summer or early autumn.
Can be used in intercropping ( repellent / attractive ) or is biopesticide?Unknown
Curiosity / Personal ExperiencesCistus derives from the Greek “kisthos” meaning basket.

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