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Horizon Herbs Calamus
(Sweet Flag)

"Sweet Cane" Rhizome

Brand: Horizon Herbs    Item Number: SNV7024

Certified Organic

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

(Sweet Flag) Acorus calamus Perennial. This plant's aromatic rhizome is used fresh, dried, ground and smoked to improve digestion and sharpen the mind. Needs moist soils so likes ponds or creeks; full sun to part shade. Approx. 200 seeds

Features

  • Does Not Require Support
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Plant Spreads
  • Requires Summer Water

Characteristics

Brand Horizon Herbs Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic Plant Usage Medicinal Plant
Germination Requirements Cold Treatment, Light Organic Certifier Oregon Tilth
Life Cycle Perennial Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Early Spring, Late Fall Ideal Soil Temperature 85-90°F
Sun Requirements Full Sun Useful Plant Part Root
Growth Habit Upright Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 5.1 - 7.0
Brand Horizon Herbs
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic
Plant Usage Medicinal Plant
Germination Requirements Cold Treatment, Light
Organic Certifier Oregon Tilth
Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Early Spring, Late Fall
Ideal Soil Temperature 85-90°F
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Useful Plant Part Root
Growth Habit Upright
Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 5.1 - 7.0

Planting & Care

Soil & Water:Prefers sun to part shade, wet soils, marshes or pond/stream margins.

Planting & Growing:In the spring sow seed in flats or pots. Barely cover and tamp securely. Keep moist and with a strong light source until germinate (up to 3 weeks). Work up to larger pots as able to transplant. Plant outdoors in second year.

Harvesting & Storage:Harvest rhizome when 2-3 years old.

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Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 5"L x 2.625"W x 0.1"H

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