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Mandragora officinalum - Plant

Mandragora officinalum - Plant

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Unearth the mystical allure of Mandragora officinalum Plant, available at Vermi Organics. Often shrouded in folklore and mystique, this captivating plant, also known as Mandrake, beckons enthusiasts to cultivate a piece of botanical history. With its distinctive leaves and enigmatic roots, Mandragora officinalis adds a touch of magic to any garden. Explore the secrets of this legendary herb as you nurture it into a fascinating botanical companion.

About: Mandragora officinalum Plant, commonly referred to as Mandrake, has long held a place in history as a plant of legend and lore. Vermi Organics is proud to offer this enchanting herb to those intrigued by its rich cultural significance and potential medicinal properties. Believed to have been revered by ancient civilizations for its mystical associations, Mandragora officinalis is now available for cultivation, allowing you to embrace the magic of this botanical marvel.

Benefits: Beyond its historical significance, Mandragora officinalis is reputed to possess medicinal properties. Traditionally, it has been associated with folklore remedies and herbal medicine. While the efficacy of these uses is subject to scientific exploration, enthusiasts value Mandragora officinalis for its unique appearance and cultural significance.

Type of Plant: Mandragora officinalum Plant is primarily an outdoor plant, thriving in well-drained soil and temperate climates. While it can be grown in pots, the plant benefits from the natural conditions of an outdoor environment. Due to its historical and cultural connections, cultivating Mandragora officinalis in a garden adds an intriguing touch to any landscape.

Care: Caring for Mandragora officinalis requires attention to its specific needs. Plant it in soil that allows for proper drainage and ensure it receives partial to full sunlight. Regular watering is essential, but overwatering should be avoided. Pruning can help maintain a desired shape, but the unique and often twisted roots are a key feature of this plant, so minimal interference is recommended.

Common Names: Mandragora officinalis is commonly known as Mandrake. The name "Mandrake" is derived from "mandragora," which is believed to have originated from the Greek word "mandra," meaning "a stall" or "pen," possibly due to the plant's habit of growing in rocky soils.


  • Scientific Name: Mandragora officinalis
  • Height: 12-24 inches
  • Sun Exposure: Partial to full sunlight
  • Soil Type: Well-drained, rocky soil
  • Watering: Regular, avoiding overwatering
  • Hardiness Zone: 4-8

Special Features: Mandragora officinalis possesses special features that contribute to its mystique. The plant has dark green leaves arranged in a rosette, and its roots often fork in a manner resembling human figures, adding to its legendary status. The plant's ability to produce berries and its unique appearance make it a captivating addition to gardens where enthusiasts can appreciate its historical significance.

Uses: Historically, Mandragora officinalis has been associated with various folk beliefs and practices. It has been used in traditional medicine, ritualistic practices, and even as a supposed magical ingredient in potions and spells. While modern scientific research is ongoing to explore its potential benefits, cultivating Mandragora officinalis allows enthusiasts to connect with the rich cultural tapestry woven around this fascinating herb.

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