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Asarum europaeum Growing Guide

How to Grow Asarabacca in your Garden

Asarabacca

Asarum europaeum also known as Asarabacca, European wild ginger, hazelwort, and wild spikenard photograph by stormboy33.


Quick Asarum europaeum Growing and Care Guide

  • Scientific name: Asarum europaeum
  • Common Name: Asarabacca
  • Growing Zone (USA): 4 to 8
  • Life Cycle/Type: Herbaceous, Perennial

Plant Details

  • Plant Height (Inches): 4 to 8
  • Plant Spread (Inches): 18 to 24
  • Time of Bloom: Spring
  • Color of Bloom: Purple
  • Leaf Foliage Detail: Green
  • Growth Form: Spreading / horizontal

Ideal Growing Conditions

  • Best Light Conditions: shade to partial shade partial sun
  • Rate of Growth: Grows slowly
  • Suitable Soil Types: Loamy, Neutral, Well drained
  • Moisture: Moist

Caring Conditions

  • Level of Maintenance: Low
  • Propagation: Seeds sown in containers as soon as ripe, ordividein early spring
  • How to Prune: No pruning needed
  • Pests: Slugs and snails can be a problem especially in spring
  • Diseases: Generally trouble free

Further Information

  • Can Attact:
  • Tolerant of: Deer, Black Walnut
  • Best used in: Border, Ground cover, En masse , Rock garden, Woodland garden
  • Miscellaneous : Attractive foliage, Non-native to North America, Naturalizing, Inconspicuous flowers or blooms
  • Genus Detail: Asarum
  • Further Reading: Here and Here



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