It is mostly found in the sub-Himalayan tract from Uttarakhand to Meghalaya and in the central and peninsular India. The rootstock is 2.5 to 5 cm, thick. Leaves, 6 to 11 cm long, 3.8 to 6 cm wide, with a narrow tip, heart-shaped at the base, thick, velvety beneath when young, smooth above.
Leaf stalks are up to 1.2 cm long. Flowers are small, 1-1.5 cm across, in 2 to 3-flowered fascicles in cymes in leaf axils. Sepal tube is divided nearly to the base, densely hairy outside. Sepals are lance-shaped. Flowers are greenish- yellow or greenish-purple, with oblong pointy petals. Fruit is a follicle.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Porteranthus stipulatus|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||2.50 to 3.00 feet|
|Flower Colour || Red, Yellow.|
|Bloom Time ||August to December|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow |
Planting and care
Simply cut off any dead or diseased canes.
One last spray for fungus with a dormant spray is a good idea.
Each trifoliate leaf has three linear-lanceolate leaflets (to 3.5” long), with the center leaflet being slightly larger than the lateral leaflets. Each leaf has two unusually large stipules (leaf-like bracts) at the leaf base which give the impression of each leaf having five rather than three leaflets. Leaves turn bronze-red in autumn.
|Sunlight || Partial Shade|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||15 and 30 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Ipecac special feature
Woodland gardens. Native plant areas. Naturalized areas. Borders. Dappled shade areas of the landscape. Shady edging.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- It is traditionally used as a folk remedy in certain regions of India for the treatment of bronchial asthma, inflammation, bronchitis, allergies, rheumatism and dermatitis
- This plant closely resembles Gillenia trifoliata, but its leaves are short-stalked, its leaflets are somewhat more deeply cut or toothed, and its large stipules at the base of each leaf persist throughout the life of the plant, whereas in G
- trifoliata, the stipules drop quickly
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Ipecac ?
Ipecac is commonly known as Porteranthus stipulatus
How tall do Ipecac grow?
On average Ipecac grows 2.50 to 3.00 feet
What color are Ipecac ?
A Ipecac plant bears flowers of color Red, Yellow.
When Ipecac blooms?
With enough light, Ipecac may produce Red, Yellow. flowers in August to December
How hard is Ipecac to grow?
How much sunlight does a Ipecac need?
A Ipecac prefers Partial Shade
How much water does a Ipecac need?
A Ipecac prefers watering medium
What kind of soil does a Ipecac need?
A Ipecac prefers Well-drained soil
What temperature does a Ipecac like?
A Ipecac prefers 15 and 30 degrees C
How often should I fertilize my Ipecac ?
To encourage Ipecac growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Tuesday, 22 October 2019
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