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|1||Acorus Calamus, Vekhand - Plant|
|2||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
About Acorus Calamus
The scented leaves and more strongly scented rhizomes have traditionally been used medicinally and to make fragrances, and the dried and powdered rhizome has been used as a substitute for ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg. Its flowers are insignificant, but its leaves are aromatic and resemble the foliage of an iris.
Sweet flag makes a striking statement at the shallow end of a pool, in a bog garden, or in a marshy woodland area.
|Plant Height||12 inch (30 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||3 inch (8 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||beewort, bitter pepper root, calamus root, flag root, gladdon, myrtle flag, myrtle grass, myrtle root, myrtle sedge, pine root, sweet flag|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Height: 2.00 to 2.50 feet
Spread: 1.50 to 2.00 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Green|
|Bloom Time ||Summer|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and careKeep evenly moist-wet; prefers moisture, do not allow to dry out. Possible pests: aphids, occasional leaf spot, snails, and slugs.
Needs to grow in water less than 9 inches deep or in the very moist soil.
Plant in containers to control spread if desired.
Acorus Calamus care
Easily grown in average, medium to wet soils in full sun to part shade. Grows well in both boggy conditions (including shallow standing water to 9” deep) and consistently moist garden soils.
In water gardens, plant rhizomes slightly below the soil surface in moist soils at the water’s edge or in containers set in shallow water. Rhizomes or existing clumps may also be planted in containers sunk into wet boggy areas to help prevent any possible aggressive spread.
|Sunlight ||Full sun to part shade|
|Watering ||Medium to wet|
|Soil ||Loamy Soil|
|Temperature ||10 to 38°C|
|Fertilizer ||Use any organic fertilizer|
Acorus Calamus special feature
The essential oil is an insect repellent and insecticide.
Acorus Calamus uses
- This plant is used for the ornamental purpose
- The root is used internally in the treatment of digestive complaints, bronchitis, sinusitis etc
- It is said to have wonderfully tonic powers of stimulating and normalizing the appetite
- It is a folk remedy for arthritis, cancer, convulsions, diarrhea, dyspepsia, epilepsy etc
- Chewing the root is said to kill the taste for tobacco
- Note: Use only after consulting the specialist
- The rhizome is candied and made into a sweetmeat
- It can be peeled and washed to remove the bitterness and then eaten raw like a fruit
- It can also be used as a flavoring
- The dried and powdered rhizome has a spicy flavor and is used as a substitute for ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Acorus calamus called in hindi?
In Hindi, Acorus calamus is called as Ghorbach
What is Acorus calamus?
Acorus calamus is a species of flowering plant, a tall wetland monocot of the family Acoraceae, in the genus Acorus.
What is Acorus calamus used for?
Acorus calamus is a very important Ayurveda medicinal herb used in skincare, hair care, impotency, memory, wisdom, piles, kidney stones, abscess, etc.
Tuesday, 17 March 2020
Do we have to replant it when this will be get delivered to us at home?
Monday, 02 March 2020
?How many years will it live?
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Quick delivery, good price
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