Eriodictyon californicum - Plant

Eriodictyon californicum is a shrub growing one to three meters tall, typically found in clonal stands.

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About Eriodictyon californicum

Eriodictyon californicum is a species of plant within the Boraginaceae family. It is also known as yerba santa, mountain balm, consumptive s weed and bear weed.The smaller branches and foliage are coated in a sticky resin and are often dusted with black fungi, Heterosporium californicum.

The shrub is known to be an occasional source of nutrition for wildlife and livestock.The narrow, long leaves are somewhat lance-shaped and up to centimeters in length. They have an odor generally considered unpleasant and a bitter taste, making them unpalatable to most animals, although it does have multiple insect herbivores.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name California yerba santa,Eriodictyon californicum, yerba santa, mountain balm, consumptive's weed and bear weed.
Maximum Reachable Height 6 feet tall
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time july to aug.
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Place plants in full sun in average, well-drained soil. Drainage is important; don t place where roots will sit in water. Leaves develop best flavor in full sun.

Eriodictyon californicum care

The deep planting encourages the developing stem to send out roots to help stabilize the plant and perhaps eliminate the need for staking. Also, deep planting keeps lily bulbs cool when temperatures soar.

Sunlight Full Sun
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 25 degree F
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Eriodictyon californicum special feature

Growing plants is believed sacred in India and other Asian countries as it is believed that proper positioning plants brings prosperity, peace and sereneness to the house.

Eriodictyon californicum uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Eriodictyon californicum ?

Eriodictyon californicum is commonly known as California yerba santa,Eriodictyon californicum, yerba santa, mountain balm, consumptive's weed and bear weed.

How tall do Eriodictyon californicum grow?

On average Eriodictyon californicum grows 6 feet tall

What color are Eriodictyon californicum ?

A Eriodictyon californicum plant bears flowers of color White

When Eriodictyon californicum blooms?

With enough light, Eriodictyon californicum may produce White flowers in july to aug.

How hard is Eriodictyon californicum to grow?

A Eriodictyon californicum is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Eriodictyon californicum need?

A Eriodictyon californicum prefers Full Sun

How much water does a Eriodictyon californicum need?

A Eriodictyon californicum prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a Eriodictyon californicum need?

A Eriodictyon californicum prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Eriodictyon californicum like?

A Eriodictyon californicum prefers 25 degree F

How often should I fertilize my Eriodictyon californicum ?

To encourage Eriodictyon californicum growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



Reviews

Friday, 01 November 2019

Very good plant, very impressive packing, 2-3 leaves were dried. But will give 5 star

Vijayalakshmi Kesharwalaa

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