THIS PLANT IS CONSIDERED TOXIC AND SHOULD ONLY BE GROWN UNDER STRICT ACCESS CONTROL METHODS FOR HISTORIC PURPOSES ONLY.
Common Name: Asian Belladonna / Himalayan Scopolia (Yun Wang, Li-Lula Meng)
Latin Name: Scopolia lurida
Seed Count: 10 Seeds Per Packet
Scopolia lurida is known by the common name, Asian Belladonna or Himalayan Scopolia and is indigenous to the Himalayas of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Historically, the roots and seeds were used by the people of Tibet medicinally for alleviating pain and spasms. It became of widespread use as a mandrake substitute in the Old World. Himalayan Scopolia was first described in 1824 by Sprengel in the publication, ‘Systema vegetabilium’, He used the synonym Nicandra anomala which has continued to cause identification confusion. Please note that these plants may need staking.
DAYS TO GERMINATION:
14-60 Plus cold stratification of 4 weeks
Sun to Part Shade
Neutral to alkaline soil with good drainage.
HARDINESS ZONES: 5-8b
Plant Class: Perennial
Plant Height: 4″-11″
Plant Habit: Upright, Full
Growing instructions are provided on each seed packet
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