How to grow Hypericum

Hypericum growing shrub or herbaceous of the genus Hypericum also known as St. John’s wort, Hypericum perennial evergreen plant or annual (depend the species), used as ornamental ground cover plant and also drought tolerant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-10.

Leaves color green in elliptic shape.

Hypericum flower

Flower color yellow, orange or pink in star shape.

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Requirements for Hypericum growing and care:

Nothing special

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

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Better to cut to the ground old stems

Size of the plant?
30-150cm, 1-5 feet (12-60 inches)

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

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

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

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

Blooming information

 Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Star flower in yellow, orange or pink color

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