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Plantago ramosa

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height0.5m
  • Growth HabitStalked clump

Description

Plantago ramosa. This species is an annual with stems growing to about 50cm which are upright and branched. The leaves are linear to lanceolate.

Characteristics

Annual, Evergreen, Shrub

Interest and use

Grown for their foliage and architectural value.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH7.0 to 5.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Most of the plantains are rather invasive and will need little in the way of cultivation. Grow them in well-drained soil, with sun or partial-shade. You can propagate from seeds or by division.

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds or by division.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to aphids and red spider mites under glass.

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