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Mandragora Genus

Mandrake

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterDry

Description

Mandragora genus (Mandrake). This genus has about 6 species of low-growing perennials. They will produce pale blue flowers in the spring, these are then followed by yellow fruits similar to cherry tomatoes. They are fully to frost hardy, and will need sun or partial shade with deep, humus-rich, well drained soil. You can propagate by seeds in the autumn.

Characteristics

Perennials

Origin

Mediterranean

Cultivation

They grow well in a warm-temperate climate, You need to plant in full sun or partial-shade in deep, humus-rich, well-drained soil. You can propagate from seeds in the autumn or cuttings in winter. Resents being transplanted.

Propagation

Seed in autumn.

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