About Blue Cohosh
Caulophyllum thalictroides, blue cohosh a species of Caulophyllum, also called squaw root or papoose root, is a flowering plant in the Berberidaceae family.It is a medium-tall perennial with blue berry-like fruits and bluish-green foliage.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Blue cohosh , squaw root , papoose root , blue ginseng , yellow ginseng|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||1.00 to 2.00 feet|
|Flower Colour ||green|
|Bloom Time ||April|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and careNeeds consistently moist soils that do not dry out.Plants may be grown from seed, but usually will not flower until the third or fourth year.Can spread very slowly by rhizomes over time to form colonies.
Blue Cohosh care
Blue Cohosh and other Caulophyllum plants should be grown outdoors. Plant the roots at a depth of 2.5cm into a moist, wood soil of pH 4.5 to 7
They should be spaced at about 30 to 40cm apart and grown in shady areas.
|Sunlight ||Part shade to full shade|
|Soil ||neutral to slightly acidic soils.|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer |
Blue Cohosh special feature
No serious insect or disease problems.
Blue Cohosh uses
- The root is used to make medicine
- Blue cohosh is used for stimulating the uterus and starting labor; starting menstruation; stopping muscle spasms; as a laxative; and for treating colic, sore throat, cramps, hiccups, epilepsy, hysterics, inflammation of the uterus, and joint conditions
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Blue Cohosh ?
Blue Cohosh is commonly known as Blue cohosh , squaw root , papoose root , blue ginseng , yellow ginseng
How tall do Blue Cohosh grow?
On average Blue Cohosh grows 1.00 to 2.00 feet
What color are Blue Cohosh ?
A Blue Cohosh plant bears flowers of color green
When Blue Cohosh blooms?
With enough light, Blue Cohosh may produce green flowers in April
How hard is Blue Cohosh to grow?
A Blue Cohosh is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Blue Cohosh need?
A Blue Cohosh prefers Part shade to full shade
How much water does a Blue Cohosh need?
A Blue Cohosh prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Blue Cohosh need?
A Blue Cohosh prefers neutral to slightly acidic soils.
What temperature does a Blue Cohosh like?
A Blue Cohosh prefers 20ºC
How often should I fertilize my Blue Cohosh ?
To encourage Blue Cohosh growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Monday, 09 December 2019
Very nice plant ...n very neatly packed
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