Mandrake plant grow and care – herbaceous geophyte of the genus Mandragora also known as Mandragora autumnalis, Mandrake plant perennial deciduous plant also used as ornamental or medical drought tolerant plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-10.
Leaves color green with wavy ovate leaves with white vein the leaves grow in rosette.
Flower color purple or white, with five petals.
Mandrake plant roots
Root color brown use for medical and in some ways remind troll.
Mandrake plant for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Mandrake plant growing and care:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction What is the best way to start growing? No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Poisonous Difficulties or problems when growing: Autumn / Spring (in cooler area) Planting season: ? Pests and diseases: Summer Pruning season: Dead leaves How to prune: Leaves 10-30 cm (4-12 inches) and roots 0.5-2 m (20-80 inches) Size of the plant: Medium growing / Slow growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Small amount of water Water requirement: Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Yes Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes (need place for the roots) Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Winter / Spring Bloom season: Purple or white flowers with five petals General information about the flower Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Autumn Planting, Spring Planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants, Shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Temperate Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Slow growing plants
Deciduous, Geophyte, Herbaceous, Perennial plant
Drought tolerant plants, Medical uses, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Regularly water, Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 6, Hardiness zone 7, Hardiness zone 8, Hardiness zone 9
Ornamental flower, Ornamental plant
Autumn flowers, Spring flowers, Summer flowers
Purple flower, White flower