About Aristolochia reticulata
Aristolochia reticulata is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.4 m (1ft 4in). It is in flower from May to July. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Flies.Suitable for: medium (loamy) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils.
It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Indian Root, Virginia Snakeroot, Arizona Snakeroot, Texas Dutchmans Pipe|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||0.4 m|
|Flower Colour ||purplish or yellow-green flowers|
|Bloom Time ||May to July|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Prune / thin out every 1-3 years.
Aristolochia reticulata care
Prefers a well-drained loamy soil, rich in organic matter, in sun or semi-shade. Succeeds in ordinary garden soil
|Sunlight ||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Soil ||well-drained soil|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Aristolochia reticulata special feature
one frequently sees Dutchman s pipe vines growing up the front of a porch on older homes, in which role they cast welcome shade during summer s scorching reign (while simultaneously furnishing some privacy).
Aristolochia reticulata uses
- used for ornamental purpose
- The root is aromatic, bitter, diaphoretic, stimulant and stomachic
- The dried rhizome of Aristolochia reticulata is sometimes sold as serpentary for the treatment of snakebites
- It is used as a tonic to calm the stomach, promote urination, and increase perspiration
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Aristolochia reticulata ?
Aristolochia reticulata is commonly known as Indian Root, Virginia Snakeroot, Arizona Snakeroot, Texas Dutchmans Pipe
How tall do Aristolochia reticulata grow?
On average Aristolochia reticulata grows 0.4 m
What color are Aristolochia reticulata ?
A Aristolochia reticulata plant bears flowers of color purplish or yellow-green flowers
When Aristolochia reticulata blooms?
With enough light, Aristolochia reticulata may produce purplish or yellow-green flowers flowers in May to July
How hard is Aristolochia reticulata to grow?
A Aristolochia reticulata is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Aristolochia reticulata need?
A Aristolochia reticulata prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade
How much water does a Aristolochia reticulata need?
A Aristolochia reticulata prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Aristolochia reticulata need?
A Aristolochia reticulata prefers well-drained soil
How often should I fertilize my Aristolochia reticulata ?
To encourage Aristolochia reticulata growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Friday, 24 January 2020
Perfect product to improve the ambience in your home and give it a fresh look!
Monday, 25 November 2019
I bought this in January and it is in good condition I must say.
Thursday, 21 November 2019
Very nice plant to have.
Please log in to write a review. Log in