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Aletris farinosa - Plant

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Description

Aletris farinosa is a perennial herb spreading by means of underground rhizomes and forming rosettes of leaves.

Aletris farinosa is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.2 m (0ft 8in).It is hardy to zone (UK) 7. It is in flower from May to August. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs)Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and prefers well-drained soil.

Suitable pH: acid soils and can grow in very acid soils.It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers moist soil.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name unicorn root, crow-corn, white colic-root or white stargrass
Maximum Reachable Height 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.2 m (0ft 8in)
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time May-Aug
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Divide clump-forming perennials and most ornamental grasses in the late fall or late winter into individual plants, each with a piece of stem, crown (body), and roots.
  • Sow seed of perennials such as coneflowers, coreopsis, etc in the late summer or late spring, keeping them moist and giving them enough time to sprout and grow roots before extreme cold or hot weather.

    Aletris farinosa care

    Grassy or sandy woodlands, in dry or moist peats, sands and gravels, especially on the seashore.

    Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature -10 and -15c200.
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertizer

    Aletris farinosa special feature

    The tough, fibrous bark if the stalks of Black Indian Hemp was employed by the Indians as a substitute for hemp in making twine, fishing nets, etc.

    Aletris farinosa uses

    Medicinal Use:

    • Used for gynaecological disorders or female complaints
    • used in the treatment of diarrhoea, rheumatism and jaundice
    • A tea of the leaves has been used in the treatment of colic, stomach disorders, dysentery and bloody dysentery

    Culinary Use:

    • Leaves are used to make tea
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Aletris farinosa ?

    Aletris farinosa is commonly known as unicorn root, crow-corn, white colic-root or white stargrass

    How tall do Aletris farinosa grow?

    On average Aletris farinosa grows 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.2 m (0ft 8in)

    What color are Aletris farinosa ?

    A Aletris farinosa plant bears flowers of color White

    When Aletris farinosa blooms?

    With enough light, Aletris farinosa may produce White flowers in May-Aug

    How hard is Aletris farinosa to grow?

    A Aletris farinosa is easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Aletris farinosa need?

    A Aletris farinosa prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade

    How much water does a Aletris farinosa need?

    A Aletris farinosa prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Aletris farinosa need?

    A Aletris farinosa prefers well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Aletris farinosa like?

    A Aletris farinosa prefers -10 and -15°c[200].

    How often should I fertilize my Aletris farinosa ?

    To encourage Aletris farinosa growth, Apply any organic fertizer

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