Acanthus montanus - Plant

Acanthus montanus, also known as Bear's Breech or Mountain Thistle, is a thinly branched perennial with basal clusters of oblong to lance-shaped glossy, dark green leaves reaching up to 12 inches (30 cm) long. The leaves have silver marks and wavy margins. It reaches up to 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and about 24 inches (61 cm) wide. Spikes of pale pink flowers appear summer to fall. It prefers shady situations and occasional deep watering, but tolerates sunny, dry situations too. Its aggressive roots make this plant perfect for slopes.

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About Acanthus montanus

Acanthus montanus, also known as Bear s Breech or Mountain Thistle, is a thinly branched perennial with basal clusters of oblong to lance-shaped glossy, dark green leaves reaching up to 12 inches long. The leaves have silver marks and wavy margins.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name mountain thistle
Marathi:Marand, Hindi : Harkukant, Kannada : Hole Chulli
Maximum Reachable Height 4.00 to 6.00 feet
Flower Colour Pink
Bloom Time June to July
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Epsom salts along with your fertilizer; the magnesium sulfate will encourage new growth from the bottom of the bush Prune plants every spring and destroy all old or diseased plant material. Wear elbow-length gloves that are thick enough to protect your hands from thorns or a clumsy slip, but flexible enough to allow you to hold your tools.

Acanthus montanus care

Have a hose or bucket of water and all your planting tools nearby. Keep your bare-root rose in water until you are ready to place it in the ground.Plants can be cut back and moved in either spring or fall, but not in midsummer, as they might suffer and die in the heat.

Sunlight Full sun to part shade
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 31°C
Fertilizer apply any organic fertilizer
Harvest Season June to July

Acanthus montanus special feature

Where winter hardy, this is a bold, stately plant that may be grown as a specimen but is perhaps best sited in small groupings. Naturalize on slopes. Plants are not winter hardy to the St.

Acanthus montanus uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • Acanthus montanus is a plant of acanthacease family
  • It is called leopard’s tongue in English language
  • The other common names of acanthus montanus include white’s ginger and bear’s breech
  • The Yoruba people in Nigeria called the plant Ahon – ekun or ikunmu – arugbo

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Acanthus montanus ?

Acanthus montanus is commonly known as mountain thistle
Marathi:Marand, Hindi : Harkukant, Kannada : Hole Chulli

How tall do Acanthus montanus grow?

On average Acanthus montanus grows 4.00 to 6.00 feet

What color are Acanthus montanus ?

A Acanthus montanus plant bears flowers of color Pink

When Acanthus montanus blooms?

With enough light, Acanthus montanus may produce Pink flowers in June to July

How hard is Acanthus montanus to grow?

A Acanthus montanus is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Acanthus montanus need?

A Acanthus montanus prefers Full sun to part shade

How much water does a Acanthus montanus need?

A Acanthus montanus prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a Acanthus montanus need?

A Acanthus montanus prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Acanthus montanus like?

A Acanthus montanus prefers 31°C

How often should I fertilize my Acanthus montanus ?

To encourage Acanthus montanus growth, apply any organic fertilizer



Reviews

Saturday, 28 September 2019

Very good plant, very impressive packing, 2-3 leaves were dried. But will give 5 star

vivek anandh

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