Aconite cultivation

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How to grow monkshood (Aconitum napellus)



June. September. Blue flowers till 2 cm long, helmet-shaped. Corolla as wide as tall. Leaves divided till half of the blade into subdivided segments. Perennial plant till 1,2 m.


Frequently, daily during bloom.

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Decorations, stony gradients and as a drug. It was also used as a medicinal plant.


Sun in cool places or demishade.


From seeds in spring or tubers in autumn.


Rich- humus soil, well drained.


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22 April, 2019

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