Squirrel Corn Plant 5 For $14.99

  • SQUIRREL CORN PLANT
  • Squirrel corn
  • Squirrel corn plants are hardy in zones 3-9
  • Squirrel corn plant is best grown in rocky, rich soil conditions.
$14.99
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Under 3 Feet
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Planting Zones 4-7
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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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Description

Squirrel Corn Plant is a plant that looks like a corn plant, but the leaves are small and peanut-shaped

Introduction

 Squirrel Corn Plant is a plant that looks like a corn plant, but the leaves are small and peanut-shaped. This plant is native to Florida and grows wild in the woodlands. It has yellow flowers, which turn into peanuts when they mature. Its scientific name is Dicentra canadensis. The article delves into how to grow this plant and its importance. 

Its Benefits

 

 This plant is very good at repelling and killing off pesky insects and weeds, making it helpful in controlling rogue plants that can destroy your garden. 

 In addition, the flowers are edible, but the leaves are bitter.

 Moreover, according to research, this plant has antioxidants that fight against existing damaging factors and prevent damage throughout the body. 

 Also, it will help improve digestion, enhance memory and lower blood pressure.

 The plant is very useful in making tea rich in antioxidants to boot. 

Taking Care of Squirrel Corn Plant

 

 Squirrel Corn is a slow grower, but it feeds off the sunlight and the nutrients in the soil

 This plant is a slow grower, but it feeds off the sunlight and the nutrients in the soil. It does not need much watering since this is done during rainfall. When handling the plant, you need to be aware of the spiny parts found on the leaves. Make sure to wear a pair of gloves when moving this around so you do not get hurt.

 You need to root it from seeds or pot up your leaves to grow them into plants themselves to propagate this plant. The soil should be acidic and rich in potash. Just add peat moss or leaf mold to the soil. It would be best if you pinched off dead leaves as they fall off so your plant can develop better and produce more flowers. When harvest time comes, separate the seeds from their pods. 

Conclusion

 

 Squirrel Corn Plant is a good plant for different vegetables in salads. It does well in the woods and other trees, so if you are looking for a plant that looks like a corn plant, you should try this one out.

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