How to grow fumitory (Fumaria officinalis)
|Annual herb of the Fumitory family – Fumariaceae– up to 60 cm.|
Erect stems, smooth.
Composite leaves with lanceolate flat leaflets, till 1 cm. wide. Bracts shorter than the floral stalks.
Round fruits with a flat or depressed side
Flowers, redish-pink, appear from February to June
|It can be used for walls and gradients to avoid erosion and as a medicinal plant. (More information)|
|Expose it to full sun|
|Propagate from cuttings of wild species in spring.|
|Any kind of soil, even very poor and stony.|
|Toxic plant. See more in the listing below|
Other species of “Fumaria” gender
There are 50 species of Fumaria, the most commom ones are the following:
More information about fumatory.
25 May, 2021