About Eryngium foetidum
Eryngium foetidum is a tropical perennial and annual herb in the family Apiaceae. Its scientific Latin name literally translates as foul-smelling thistle.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Culantro,fitweed,spiritweed|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||6 to 18 feet (15to46cm).|
|Flower Colour ||Creamy white|
|Bloom Time ||All season|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Deadhead to prolong flowering.Maintain moderate soil moisture and fertilize lightly.plant will die with the first frost
Eryngium foetidum 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|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil |
|Temperature ||75 to 80 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer
Eryngium foetidum special feature
Food (Herb & Spice: In Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and India, the leaves are used fresh as a culinary herb which has a similar, but stronger flavor than Coriander (Coriandrum sativum).The leaves are used to season meat and other foods in Caribbean, Latin American and Asian cuisines. It is often added to chutneys, a sauce containing fruits or vegetables that is eaten with other dishes.
Eryngium foetidum uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Plant is used for treatment of diseases for hundreds of years
- It has expectorant, analgesic, sedative, diaphoretic properties
- It is external application cures skin diseases and gives relief in burns, itching, pain etc
- As per Ayurveda, this plant is hot is potency and balances tridosha
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Eryngium foetidum ?
Eryngium foetidum is commonly known as Culantro,fitweed,spiritweed
How tall do Eryngium foetidum grow?
On average Eryngium foetidum grows 6 to 18 feet (15to46cm).
What color are Eryngium foetidum ?
A Eryngium foetidum plant bears flowers of color Creamy white
When Eryngium foetidum blooms?
With enough light, Eryngium foetidum may produce Creamy white flowers in All season
How hard is Eryngium foetidum to grow?
A Eryngium foetidum is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Eryngium foetidum need?
A Eryngium foetidum prefers Full Sun
How much water does a Eryngium foetidum need?
A Eryngium foetidum prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Eryngium foetidum need?
A Eryngium foetidum prefers Well-drained soil
What temperature does a Eryngium foetidum like?
A Eryngium foetidum prefers 75 to 80 degrees C
How often should I fertilize my Eryngium foetidum ?
To encourage Eryngium foetidum growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Sunday, 22 September 2019
Beautiful plant, arrived in very good condition. Impressive packing. Looking forward to buy one more
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