About Jimson Weed
Jimsonweed is an annual, growing up to a height of 5 feet with large purplish or white trumpet-shaped flowers and spiny, egg-shaped fruits. The stem is purplish and glabrous (smooth) and the leaves are ovate, irregularly lobed, to 8 in long, and have a foul odor.
The flowers, however, are fragrant and sweet-smelling. They open for only one evening, but new ones continue to open throughout the summer and autumn. The flowers are white or pale lavender, shaped like a five-sided funnel, 2-4 in long.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Jimsonweed or Devil's snare, Devil's apple |
|Maximum Reachable Height ||3 to 4 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Purplish or white |
|Bloom Time ||June to September|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and careSow the datura seeds across the surface of the germinating medium and sprinkle 1/8 inch of germinating medium over the seeds. Thoroughly mist the seeds and medium. Prepare a suitable germinating medium and flat or bots with adequate drain holes, Use sterile, clean containers to prevent the spread of disease and a well-drained medium that could contain a mixture of sphagnum peat moss, perlite or vermiculite, and sand.
Jimson Weed care
It is a weed that prefers a warmer climate than Britain, but in hot summer weather, they are quite commonly found.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil |
|Temperature ||47 degrees F ( 8 degrees C)|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer |
Jimson Weed special feature
Although this plant is commercially grown for production of medical products, it is poisonous in all of its parts to humans and should never be planted in home landscapes. Arguably it should only be grown in controlled situations for commercial drug production, research, or teaching.
Jimson Weed uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purposes
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Jimson Weed ?
Jimson Weed is commonly known as Jimsonweed or Devil's snare, Devil's apple
How tall do Jimson Weed grow?
On average Jimson Weed grows 3 to 4 feet
What color are Jimson Weed ?
A Jimson Weed plant bears flowers of color Purplish or white
When Jimson Weed blooms?
With enough light, Jimson Weed may produce Purplish or white flowers in June to September
How hard is Jimson Weed to grow?
A Jimson Weed is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Jimson Weed need?
A Jimson Weed prefers Full Sun
How much water does a Jimson Weed need?
A Jimson Weed prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Jimson Weed need?
A Jimson Weed prefers Well-drained soil
What temperature does a Jimson Weed like?
A Jimson Weed prefers 47 degrees F ( 8 degrees C)
How often should I fertilize my Jimson Weed ?
To encourage Jimson Weed growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Sunday, 06 October 2019
Dose u give instructions on how to maintain them??
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