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Parietaria debilis
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Pellitory is a slender herb with weak slender branches, between 10-30 cm long. Leaves are mostly ovate, rarely narrower, mostly 1-3 cm long, 0.5-2 cm wide, , thin and sometimes succulent. They are situated on slender stalks that are up to 3 cm long.

Common name: Parietaria debilis
Color: Green
Bloom time: August-November.
Height: 6 to 18 inches
Difficulty level: easy to grow

Planting & Care
Prune plant 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. Always wear safety goggles; branches can whip back when released.

Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: well-drained soil

Water: Medium

Temprature: 13 - 16°c

Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Care:

  • An accurate soil test will tell you where your pH currently stands.
  • Acidic (sour) soil is counteracted by applying finely ground limestone, and alkaline (sweet) soil is treated with ground sulfur.

 


Special Feature:
Flowers are crowded and borne in the leaf axils in twin, three flowered stems. Fruit is glossy, ovoid but flattened and approximately 1.5 mm long. Pellitory is found in S Ural, Caucasus, C Asia, Himalayas, Siberia, Mongolia, China, Japan, at altitudes of 2600-3900 m. Flowering: August-November.
Use
Medicinal use:

 

 

  • The parts of the plant that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.
  • People take pellitory-of-the-wall for fluid retention, constipation, and cough.
  • They also take it for a variety of urinary tract disorders including urinary tract infections (UTIs), kidney pain, and kidney stones


Ornamental use:

 

 

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose.

 


Note:
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor before use.

Reference:
http://www.flowersofindia.net/risearch/search.php?query=Pellitory&stpos=0&stype=AND http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=a556

 

 

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