Turnera diffusa, known as damiana, is a shrub native to southern Texas in the United States, Central America, Mexico, South America, and the Caribbean. It belongs to the family Passifloraceae.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Turnera diffusa|
|Flower Colour ||Yellow|
|Bloom Time ||Early to late summer.|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Choose a sunny location (if outdoor planting is desired) with well-drained soil where the damiana will receive sun for at least eight to 10 hours a day. For best results, the damiana needs a sandy type of soil that stay relatively dry. It is very drought-tolerant.
Again, wait until you are sure that there is going to be no more frost before you put the plant outside. Pick a nice sunny spot in your yard.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||374 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer
Damiana special feature
Damiana is a wild shrub that grows in Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. The leaf and stem are used to make medicine. Historically, it was used mostly to increase sexual desire (as an aphrodisiac).
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Damiana is used to treat headache, bedwetting, depression, nervous stomach, and constipation; for prevention and treatment of sexual problems; boosting and maintaining mental and physical stamina; and as an aphrodisiac
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Damiana ?
Damiana is commonly known as Turnera diffusa
What color are Damiana ?
A Damiana plant bears flowers of color Yellow
When Damiana blooms?
With enough light, Damiana may produce Yellow flowers in Early to late summer.
How hard is Damiana to grow?
A Damiana is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Damiana need?
A Damiana prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade
How much water does a Damiana need?
A Damiana prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Damiana need?
A Damiana prefers Well-drained soil
What temperature does a Damiana like?
A Damiana prefers 374 degrees C
How often should I fertilize my Damiana ?
To encourage Damiana growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
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