About Chimaphila umbellata
Chimaphila umbellata is a small perennial flowering plant found in dry woodlands, or sandy soils. It is native throughout the cool temperate Northern Hemisphere.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Chim,Chimaphila umbellata (Umbellate Wintergreen, Pipsissewa, or Princes pine)|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||0.4 m (1ft 4in) by 0.5 m (1ft 8in)|
|Flower Colour ||Pink.|
|Bloom Time ||July to August |
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Deadhead to prolong flowering.
Maintain moderate soil moisture and fertilize lightly.
plant will die with the first frost.
Chimaphila umbellata care
Growing plants can be inexpensive, particularly when growing them from seed. Seeds of plants flowers should usually be sown directly into the sunny flower bed, as developing roots do not like to be disturbed
|Sunlight ||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Soil ||well-drained soil |
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer
Chimaphila umbellata special feature
The leaves are nibbled, brewed into a tea or used as a flavouring in root beer. They have a delicious scent and flavour. An extract of the leaves is used to flavour candy and soft drinks. In Mexico the herb is used in the preparation of navaitai , an alcoholic beverage produced from sprouted maize. A tea can be made from an infusion of the stems and roots.
Chimaphila umbellata uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Pipsissewa was much used by many tribes of native North American Indians to induce sweating and treat fevers, including typhus[254, 257]
- The plant contains hydroquinones which have a pronounced disinfectant effect within the urinary tract and modern day herbalism mainly employs the plant to treat urinary problems such as cystitis and urethritis
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Chimaphila umbellata ?
Chimaphila umbellata is commonly known as Chim,Chimaphila umbellata (Umbellate Wintergreen, Pipsissewa, or Princes pine)
How tall do Chimaphila umbellata grow?
On average Chimaphila umbellata grows 0.4 m (1ft 4in) by 0.5 m (1ft 8in)
What color are Chimaphila umbellata ?
A Chimaphila umbellata plant bears flowers of color Pink.
When Chimaphila umbellata blooms?
With enough light, Chimaphila umbellata may produce Pink. flowers in July to August
How hard is Chimaphila umbellata to grow?
A Chimaphila umbellata is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Chimaphila umbellata need?
A Chimaphila umbellata prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade
How much water does a Chimaphila umbellata need?
A Chimaphila umbellata prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Chimaphila umbellata need?
A Chimaphila umbellata prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Chimaphila umbellata like?
A Chimaphila umbellata prefers 40F
How often should I fertilize my Chimaphila umbellata ?
To encourage Chimaphila umbellata growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Saturday, 05 October 2019
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