Arisaema triphyllum - Plant
Common name: Arisaema triphyllum (L.) Schott – Jack in the pulpit, Arisaema Mart. – Jack in the pulpit, Araceae – Arum family
Color: flower green in color
Bloom time: April to May
Height: 1.00 to 2.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
There is not much involved with growing Jack-in-the-pulpit plants. Plant container-grown Jack-in-the-pulpit plants in spring or plant corms 6 inches deep in fall. Plant seeds freshly harvested from ripe berries in spring. Plants grown from seeds have only one leaf the first year and it takes them three or more years to come to flower.
Sunlight: Part shade to full shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Water: Medium to wet
Temprature: 15 to 22 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply for organic fertilizer
- As easy as growing Jack-in-the-pulpit flower is, so is its care as well.
- The plant’s survival depends on a moist, organically rich soil.
- Work a generous amount of compost in to the soil before planting and fertilize annually with additional
Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum) ... Uses. Beds and Borders. Style. Woodland Garden.
- Jack-in-the-Pulpit root is used in alternative medicine and is edible (only after drying and cooking) The fresh root contains high concentrations of calcium oxalate and is considered to be too dangerous and intensely acrid to use.
- Best left undisturbed in the shady woodland garden, wild garden or native plant garden.
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor
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