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Acorus Calamus, Vekhand

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Description

Acorus is a strongly aromatic herb with amazing growing features.

Sr Item name
1 Acorus Calamus, Vekhand – Plant
2 5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Sweet flag is a herbaceous perennial plant in the Acoraceae family. Leaves arise from a spreading rhizome. The leaves are erect yellowish-brown, radical, with pink sheathing at their bases, sword-shaped, flat and narrow, tapering into a long, acute point, and have parallel veins.

The solid, triangular spadix rises from the axils of the outer leaves.

SKU: ACO-PLA-MED Categories: , Tags: , Product ID: 2778

Description

Common Name Sweet Flag, Vekhand, Beewort, Bitter Pepper root, Calamus root, Flag root,
Maximum Reachable Height Height: 2.00 to 2.50 feet spread: 1.50 to 2.00 feet
Flower Colour Green
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

Keep evenly moist-wet; prefers moisture, do not allow to dry out.

Possible pests: aphids, occasional leaf spot, snails, and slugs.

Needs to grow in water less than 9 inches deep or in very moist soil.

Plant in containers to control spread if desired.
Acorus Calamus care

Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.

Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.

Water when topsoil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.

Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

Sunlight At least 3-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plants to grow well and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.
Watering Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.

Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.

Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in the winter and rainy seasons.

Soil The soil should be well-drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plants.

Grow well in the pH range of 5.5 to 7

Temperature 10 to 38 °C
Fertilizer During the main growing season (Jan-Feb) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.

Acorus Calamus special feature

Only plants that grow in water bear flowers.

Acorus Calamus uses

Ornamental Use:

  • This plant is used for the ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • The root is used in the treatment of digestive complaints, bronchitis, sinusitis etc
  • It is said to have wonderfully tonic powers of stimulating and normalizing the appetite
  • It is a folk remedy for arthritis, cancer, convulsions, diarrhea, dyspepsia, epilepsy, etc
  • Chewing the root is said to kill the taste of tobacco
  • Note- Please consults your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts

Culinary Use:

  • The rhizome is candied and made into a sweetmeat
  • It can be peeled and washed to remove the bitterness and then eaten raw like a fruit
  • It can also be used as a flavoring
  • The dried and powdered rhizome has a spicy flavor and is used as a substitute for ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg
  • Note- Please consults your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts

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