Celandine, seed

$6.60$16.50 incl. GST

Seed Count: 30 / packet
Germination Difficulty: moderate
Botanical Name: Chelidonium majus
Seed / Gram: ~ 500 seed / gram

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Description

Celandine, Chelidonium majus, is sometimes known as Greater Celandine. Historically a herb for the eyes. Traditional European and Asian folk use of leaves as a remedy for asthma, gall bladder problems and liver problems. The orange sap from stems is used a remedy for warts, corns and ringworm. Unrelated to Lesser Celandine. Celandine is a native of Europe, and prefers moist, rich soils in a protected, sunny position. Flowers are bright yellow and occur in spring, summer and autumn. Drought and frost resistant. A herbaceous perennial or biennial plant, growing to 0.4m x 0.5m.