Helpful Gardening Tips
We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
Golden Seal Plant is essential because of its herbal and medicinal use.
The Golden Seal plant has been used as herbal medicine to control and treat many human ailments.
Because of its therapeutic use, the plant population in the world has drastically reduced because of over-harvesting. The plant grows free in the wild and is concentrated in the Eastern parts of North America, especially the south of Georgia, west of Alabama, Minnesota, and Arkansas.
The plant grows well in soil rich with humus and well-drained. This is because the plant cannot perform well in clay soil that holds water for long.
Another noted requirement when growing the plant is to ensure enough shade cover because it doesn’t require too much light. The shade cover should be between 75 to 80 percent to prevent direct sunlight. In addition, after planting, ensure you do mulching to minimize too much moisture loss.
These plants can be planted in three different ways: seeds, roots, or rhizomes. It will take close to 2 years for the seedling to germinate and close to 6 years to reach maturity.
Seedling growing from propagation from the root or rhizome takes a lesser time, like four years, to reach maturity. Golden Seal plant requires a lot of care when germinating and should be given close attention.
Golden Seal Plant comes from the buttercup family.
Harvesting this plant requires you to carefully dig up the root using a shovel and rinse it with clean water. After harvesting, leave it in the sun to dry before storing it because if you keep it fresh, it will grow molds.
The plant comes from the buttercup family with a yellow underground rhizome that contains a golden sap used for medicinal purposes. The plant thrives well during spring, producing two large hairy leaves with close to between 5 to 7 lobes.
At this time, the plant indicates maturity, and you can move in to harvest the rhizome. Because of its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory nature, the plant treats the common cold, upper respiratory tract infection, body detox, and urinary tract infection.