The plant bears two palmate, hairy leaves with 5to7 double-toothed lobes and single, small, inconspicuous flowers with greenish white stamens in the late spring. It bears a single berry like a large raspberry with 10to30 seeds in the summer
Goldenseal, also called orangeroot or yellow puccoon, is a perennial herb in the buttercup family Ranunculaceae, native to southeastern Canada and the eastern United States. It may be distinguished by its thick, yellow knotted rootstock.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Maximum Reachable Height
||0.75 to 1 feet
||Greenish-yellow to greenish-white
||April to May
||Easy to grow
Planting and care
Place the potted goldenseal rhizome outdoors under dappled sunlight. Water weekly to a 1-inch depth until the autumn rains start. Withhold water during the autumn and winter unless no rain falls for more than than two weeks.
Root division is one of the simplest means of growing new goldenseal plants since it requires very few tools and only a modest investment of time. However, it must only be performed in autumn since the cool, moist weather will help the plants put down new roots without causing undue stress.
||35 degrees C to 40 degrees C
||Apply any organic fertilizer
Goldenseal special feature
Woodland garden, native plant garden, shaded naturalized plantings or wild garden.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Goldenseal is used for urinary tract infections (UTIs), internal bleeding, bleeding after childbirth, liver disorders, cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), jaundice, gonorrhea, fever, pneumonia, malaria, whooping cough, and an eating disorder called anorexia