Skunkcabbage - Plant
Common name: Lysichiton camtschatcensis
Color: Yellow to green
Bloom time: April
Height: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Skunk cabbage also repels many mammals, so it can be useful if you have a problem with four-legged vegetable thieves. If squirrels are eating your corn or raccoons get into your tomatoes, the scent of skunk cabbage may be enough to keep them away, allowing you to harvest food without bite marks.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: -15 degrees to +15 degrees C.
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Keep soil moist and boggy.
Stream or pond margins. Boggy areas. Water gardens.
- In the 1800 s a drug called "Dracontinium", made from skunk cabbage, was used to treat a variety of ailments.
- The rhizomes of skunk cabbage have been used for a variety ailments, including:
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
for medicinal use
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