Cyclamen persicum growing geophyte of the genus Cyclamen and also known as Cultivated Cyclamen or Persian cyclamen, Cyclamen persicum perennial deciduous plant, although the leaves are edible used mostly as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 9-11.

Leaves edible, the color of the leaf is dark to light green with white the structure of the color is changed between the cultivars, the shape of the leaf is heart shape

Cyclamen persicum flower

Flower color can be: red, pink, purple, white or more than one color, the flowers have 5 petals, bend up and create like cup structure, the petals can be in varieties of shapes some cultivars flat or twist.

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Requirements for Cyclamen persicum growing and care:

Well-drained soil, clean from weeds area

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but better

Difficulties or problems when growing:
?

Recommended planting season?
Autumn

Pests and diseases:
Cyclamen mite

Pruning season:
All season

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant:
5-30 cm, 2-12 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes some cultivars

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Autumn / Winter

General information about the flower:
5 petals flower in colors: red, pink, purple, white or more than one color, the, bend up and create like cup structure, the petals can be in varieties of shapes some cultivars flat or twist.

Pollination is done by:
Bees

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season
Autumn / Winter / Spring

How to harvest the leaves?
Leaves can be trim when fully grow but young

Information about leaves:
Leaf in heart shape the color is dark to light green with white the structure of the color is changed between the cultivars

Uses of Cyclamen persicum leaves:
Cooked, rolled

Scientific name:

Cyclamen persicum

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Climate

Harvest season

Leaf color

Ornamental parts

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone

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