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Strictly Medicinal Calamus
(Sweet Flag)

"Sweet Cane" Rhizome

Brand: Strictly Medicinal    Item Number: SNV7024

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

Calamus (Sweet Flag) - Acorus calamus

Perennial. This plant's aromatic rhizome is used fresh, dried and ground. Needs moist soils so likes ponds or creeks.

Approx. 200 seeds

Features

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

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Plant Usage Medicinal Plant Germination Requirements Cold Treatment, Light
Life Cycle Perennial Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Early Spring, Late Fall Ideal Soil Temperature 85-90°F
Days to Maturity 120+ Days Sun Requirements Full Sun
Useful Plant Part Root Growth Habit Upright
Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant Soil pH 5.1 - 7.0
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Plant Usage Medicinal Plant
Germination Requirements Cold Treatment, Light
Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Early Spring, Late Fall
Ideal Soil Temperature 85-90°F
Days to Maturity 120+ Days
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.

What You May Need

Shipping Information

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

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