Coptis trifolia - Plant
Common name: Yellowroot, Canker-Root, Vegetable Gold, Coptis, Mouth-Root, Dye Root,
Bloom time: July to August
Height: 1.50 to 3.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Find a spot in your yard or garden that gets plenty of sunlight. Yellow root grows naturally in areas where it gets partial shade from trees, so try to provide this to the plant if possible.Dig a hole roughly twice the size of the root ball. Make the hole deep enough so the plant is buried the same depth as it was in the container it came in.
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Water: Dry to medium
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Yellow root is a plant with many medical benefits.
- It can be used to treat colds, sore throats, bladder problems, respiratory and sinus congestion, earaches and can even help with some skin disorders.
- Because of all the medicinal uses, many people want to grow yellow root in their own yard.
Butterfly gardens, meadows, prairies, or naturalized/native plant areas. Also effective in sunny borders. Whether massing plants in large drifts or sprinkling them throughout a prairie or meadow, butterfly weed is one of our showiest native wildflowers.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
No serious insect or disease problems. Crown rot can be a problem in wet, poorly drained soils. Susceptible to rust and leaf spot.
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