Greater celandine care

How to grow greater celandine (Chelidonium majus)



May – October. Yellow flowers till 1 cm, in umbels till 6 flowers. Fruits in pods with black seeds.


Water it regularly, without flooding the soil.

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To cover surfaces. For its latex it has been cultivated to cure the warts by means of its application on the skin. Also, in very small and mixed with milk, as ocular eyewash. In internal use it is toxic.


Sun or demishade.


From seeds or division in spring. Remove dry flowers. It grows very fast.


Any soil type with a good drainage.

Another species of “Chelidonium

Single species inside this genus.

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This article was endorsed by Julián Masats - Technical agricultural engineer specialized in horticulture and gardening.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2024

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