About Coptis trifolia
Coptis trifolia, the threeleaf goldthread or savoyane, is a perennial plant in the genus Coptis, a member of the Ranunculaceae family. It has one small, deeply three-lobed, evergreen leaf rising from the ground.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name || Yellowroot, Canker-Root, Vegetable Gold, Coptis, Mouth-Root, Dye Root, |
|Maximum Reachable Height ||1.50 to 3.00 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Yellow|
|Bloom Time ||July to August|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and care
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.
Coptis trifolia 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|
|Watering ||Dry to medium|
|Soil ||well-drained soil |
|Temperature ||minus 40F|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Coptis trifolia special feature
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.
Coptis trifolia uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose