Arnica chamissonis L.
Brand: Jelitto
Packaged:0,1 g
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Ex Tax: 2.45€
North American arnica (Leafy Leopard's Bane) - Arnica chamissonis.
Asteraceae (Compositae).
Reproduction: by seeds and cuttings of rhizomes. It is better to grow through seedlings. Seeds germinate at 20 degrees, if seedlings do not appear within 2-4 weeks, then the crops are kept for another 2-4 weeks at a temperature of -4 +4 degrees, and then brought back into the heat. Sections of rhizomes are planted in holes to a depth of 5–6 cm.
Use: very ornamental plant, decoration of fragrant and medicinal gardens, gardens in a natural style. Looks good together with Liatris punctata, Oenothera fruticosa and Verbascum phoeniceum.
Parts used: inflorescences-baskets.
Pharmacy name: arnica flowers - Arniсae flos (formerly: Flores Arnicae).
Origin: North America: New Mexico to southern Alaska.
Color: yellow ray flowers with a diameter of 5 cm.
Natural flowering period: June - August.
Winter hardiness: Z2.
Height with flower: 50 cm.
Distance between plants: 40 cm.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained, lime-free soil, pH 5.5–6.5.
Location: full sun, prefers limed soil.

Specialities: A suitable naturalizing plant for climates with cooler summers
Cultural Tips:
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0,556
Seed Requirement: 8 g / 1000 plants
Best Sowing Date: November - March
Way of Germination: Tricky Germinator
Germination: These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3-4 weeks a cooling period of 2-4 weeks is recommended. See also cold germinator
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to salable Plant: 6 - 10 weeks
Fertilization: Low.

Leafy Leopard`s Bane, American arnica, chamisso arnica, North American arnica. Bot.syn.: Arnica bernardina Greene, Arnica cana Greene, Arnica celsa A.Nelson, Arnica columbiana Greene, Arnica denudata Greene, Arnica elongata Greene, Arnica exigua A.Nelson, Arnica foliosa Nutt., Arnica greenei A.Nelson, Arnica incana (A.Gray) Greene, Arnica kodiakensis Rydb., Arnica lanulosa Greene, Arnica macilenta Greene, Arnica maguirei A. Nelson, Arnica ocreata A.Nelson, Arnica rhizomata A.Nelson, Arnica rubricaulis Greene, Arnica tomentulosa Rydb., Arnica stricta A.Nelson.

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