Spathyema foetida - Plant

This perennial plant produces a rosette of basal leaves during the spring; these leaves reach their maximum size by early summer, and they wither away by the end of summer.

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About Spathyema foetida

Guinea Henweed is a deeply rooted herbacious perennial shrub native to tropical areas of Africa, South and Central America and the Caribbean.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Maximum Reachable Height 18 in
Flower Colour white
Bloom Time February-May.
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

Start with pruning shears for smaller growth. Use loppers, which look like giant, long-handle shears, for growth that is more than half an inch thick. A small pruning saw is handy, as it cuts on both the push and the pull.

Spathyema foetida care

An accurate soil test will tell you where your pH currently stands. Acidic (sour) soil is counteracted by applying finely ground limestone, and alkaline (sweet) soil is treated with ground sulfur.If you order roses from a mail-order company, order early, in January or February (March at the latest). They are usually shipped in the spring as bare roots when plants are fully dormant, well before they have leafed out

Sunlight Full Sun
Watering Medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 80 degrees C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Spathyema foetida special feature

It has now naturalized in India. It grows up to 1 m tall, and has velvety to smooth stems. The roots and leaves have a strong, garlic-like odour which taints the milk and meat of animals that graze on it

Spathyema foetida uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose


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Saturday, 07 December 2019

Excellent proctus collection

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