Chelone glabra (white turtlehead) is an herbaceous species of plant native to North America.

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About Chelone glabra

Chelone glabra is a plant. Its classification has in the past been controversial, but as a result of DNA sequence studies, it is now regarded as belonging to family Plantaginaceae.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name white turtlehead
Maximum Reachable Height 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Flower Colour white
Bloom Time August to October
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Although turtlehead flowers are great for natural landscapes, they are also very pretty in a vase as part of a cut flower bouquet. The pretty buds will last about a week in a container.
Many gardeners like growing turtlehead Chelone around the perimeter of their vegetable gardens, as deer are not interested in them. Their late summer blooms provide plenty of delicious nectar for butterflies and hummingbirds, making them a favorite of nature lovers.

Chelone glabra care

mature height of 2 to 3 feet, a spread of 1 foot and pretty whitish pink flowers, the turtlehead plant is sure to be a conversation piece in any garden.
If you have a moist place in your landscape, these flowers will be right at home, although they are hardy enough to grow in dry soil as well. In addition to moist soil, growing turtlehead Chelone also requires a soil pH that is neutral and either full sun or part shade.

Sunlight Part shade
Watering Medium to wet
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature - 64 - 65F
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Chelone glabra special feature

Shade or woodland gardens. Bog gardens. Pond or water garden peripheries. Wildflower or native plant gardens. Borders as long as the soil moisture requirements can be met.

Chelone glabra uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose
  • Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area

Medicinal Use:

  • Herbal Treatment For Liver Diseases

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Chelone glabra ?

Chelone glabra is commonly known as white turtlehead

How tall do Chelone glabra grow?

On average Chelone glabra grows 2.00 to 3.00 feet

What color are Chelone glabra ?

A Chelone glabra plant bears flowers of color white

When Chelone glabra blooms?

With enough light, Chelone glabra may produce white flowers in August to October

How hard is Chelone glabra to grow?

A Chelone glabra is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Chelone glabra need?

A Chelone glabra prefers Part shade

How much water does a Chelone glabra need?

A Chelone glabra prefers watering Medium to wet

What kind of soil does a Chelone glabra need?

A Chelone glabra prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Chelone glabra like?

A Chelone glabra prefers - 64 - 65F

How often should I fertilize my Chelone glabra ?

To encourage Chelone glabra growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



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Friday, 22 November 2019

Super happy with this. The packaging was great and the plant itself is exactly what I wanted.

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