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Podophyllum hexandrum - Plant

Podophyllum hexandrum - Plant

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  • Comes with a self watering pot
  • 3-7 Days Delivery
  • Organic
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Step into the world of botanical elegance with Vermi Organics' Podophyllum hexandrum Plant, a remarkable plant that captivates with its unique foliage and cultural significance. Commonly known as the Himalayan Mayapple, this perennial herbaceous plant introduces a touch of exotic charm to your garden. With its umbrella-like leaves and enchanting blooms, the Podophyllum hexandrum offered by Vermi Organics is a testament to the beauty of nature.

About: Vermi Organics is delighted to present the Podophyllum hexandrum Plant, a native of the Himalayan region and a botanical gem that holds cultural significance. Also known as the Himalayan Mayapple, this plant has been cherished for generations for its ornamental appeal and traditional uses in various cultures.

Benefits: Beyond its aesthetic allure, the Podophyllum hexandrum Plant offers multifaceted benefits. In traditional medicine, certain parts of the plant have been historically used for their potential therapeutic properties. As a garden addition, this perennial herbaceous plant contributes to the biodiversity of your outdoor space, attracting pollinators and creating a visually captivating landscape.

Type of Plant: The Himalayan Mayapple is primarily an outdoor plant, thriving in temperate and woodland garden settings. It prefers well-drained soil and partial to full shade, making it an excellent choice for shaded borders or woodland gardens. Its preference for cool and moist conditions makes it a stunning addition to gardens with a Himalayan or temperate climate.

Care: Caring for your Podophyllum hexandrum involves creating conditions that mimic its native habitat. Plant it in rich, well-draining soil and provide regular watering to keep the soil consistently moist. Mulching around the base of the plant helps retain moisture and suppress weeds. As a shade-loving plant, it thrives in environments with filtered sunlight or dappled shade.

Common Names: Podophyllum hexandrum is commonly known as the Himalayan Mayapple, reflecting its native origins in the Himalayan region. The plant's umbrella-like leaves and distinctive features contribute to its recognition and popularity among plant enthusiasts.

Specifications: This perennial herbaceous plant can reach a height of 12 to 24 inches, creating a lush and verdant presence in your garden. The umbrella-shaped leaves, spanning up to 12 inches in diameter, provide a striking visual display. Delicate white flowers appear in spring, giving way to small, egg-shaped fruits that add an extra layer of interest to the plant.

Special Features: The Podophyllum hexandrum is distinguished by its unique foliage, featuring large, lobed leaves reminiscent of an umbrella. Its cultural significance and historical uses add a layer of intrigue, making it not just a plant but a botanical tale from the Himalayas. Additionally, the plant's ability to naturalize and form colonies adds to its appeal, creating a captivating woodland effect in your garden.

Uses: While primarily valued for its ornamental appeal, the Himalayan Mayapple has historical uses in traditional medicine. Some cultures have utilized specific parts of the plant for various medicinal purposes, though caution is advised due to the presence of toxic compounds. In the garden, the Podophyllum hexandrum adds a touch of the Himalayas, attracting pollinators and creating an enchanting woodland atmosphere.

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