Greater celandine cultivation
HOW TO GROW GREATER CELANDINE
Greater celandine description
Celandine (Chelidonium majus) is a plant of the family of poppies (Papaveraceae), the same family than poppy. In English, it is called greater celandine or swallowwort.
Greater celandine is an herbaceous perennial or biennial plant, measuring between 30 and 100cm. tall.
Alternate compound leaves, deeply divided, green above, glaucous on the underside. Toothed margins. The upper leaves are sessile, basal ones petioled.
Actinomorphic flowers, pedicellated, with two deciduous sepals and four petals arranged in a cross, yellow, 1.2 to 1.8 cm. in diameter. It blooms from May to October.
Suitable climate for celandine
Suitable soil for celandine
Suitable irrigation for celandine
How to propagate celandine
Celandine can be reproduced by seed or by division of clumps.
Reproduction by seed
Reproduction by division of clumps
Use of greater celandine
Attention!!: Used Internally, it is a very toxic plant.
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