Golden Seal plant, Hydrastis canadensis, is a premier tonic herb. A wide range of traditional uses of the root, primarily where an astringent action is required. Roots yield a yellow dye or black dye, depending which mordant is used. Golden Seal plant is native to Canada and the USA and prefers rich moist soils in a protected shaded position. Produces small white flowers in late spring or early summer. Frost resistant but drought tender. A rhizome based herbaceous perennial plant, growing to 0.3m x 0.5m.
Golden Seal plants in pots are shipped as advanced 5-6 year old plants.
NOTE: Golden Seal plants are delicate and can be challenging to grow. Suitable for cultivation by competent plant growers. If you are not confident in your ability to grow difficult plants, then do not order this species – no refunds and no replacements.
Plants in pots are not available every season. These are plants left over after supply the dormant root pre-orders. See below.
Dormant Golden Seal plants are available to pre-order for June delivery.