Looking for a plant that is not only stunning but also has some impressive health benefits? Look no further than the Elecampane Plant!
This easy-to-grow plant is a showstopper, ready to give bright yellow flowers this summer. It can be transferred to the ground and can reach a towering height of up to 6 feet, making it a focal point in any outdoor space. Its large, broad leaves provide an attractive backdrop to the beautiful flowers, creating an absolutely amazing visual display. Get this seed-grown plant now and enjoy its potential health benefits for years to come!
What do I need to grow to set myself up for success growing Elecampane?
Successful growth of Elecampane hinges on proper water, light, and soil management. Recommend sun light for Elecampane is full sun.
Elecampane does best in well-drained, loamy soil, if you are growing in a pot, potting mix is a fine alternative.
Familiarize yourself with the growth potential of Elecampane. Providing 24 inches of space between plants is essential, considering they can expand to 12-24 inches in diameter and stand up to 48-72 inches tall.
The flowering season of Elecampane is often summer, but be aware that it might not bloom until its second year, depending on planting timing.
How can I use with Elecampane?
Traditionally, decoction, tincture has been crafted from the roots of the plant, showcasing the various advantages linked to Elecampane.
Elecampane (Inula helenium) is an herbaceous perennial, native to Europe and Asia. It is popular for its striking appearance, with tall stems that can grow up to 6 feet in height, large leaves having furry texture, and vibrant yellow flowers that bloom in late summer and fall.
It has a long history of use in traditional medicine, especially for respiratory issues such as coughs and bronchitis, and for digestive irregularities too. Its roots are particularly prized for their medicinal properties, including anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects. It is popularly used in herbal teas and is enjoyed massively due to its distinct, slightly sweet flavor.