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.
Squirrel Corn Plant Introduction
Squirrel Corn Plant is a plant that looks like a corn plant, but the leaves are small and peanut-shaped. This plant is native to Florida and grows wild in the woodlands. It has yellow flowers, which turn into peanuts when they mature. Its scientific name is Dicentra canadensis. The article delves into how to grow this plant and its importance.
Squirrel Corn Plant Benefits
This plant is very good at repelling and killing off pesky insects and weeds, making it helpful in controlling rogue plants that can destroy your garden.
In addition, the flowers are edible, but the leaves are bitter.
Moreover, according to research, this plant has antioxidants that fight against existing damaging factors and prevent damage throughout the body.
Also, it will help improve digestion, enhance memory and lower blood pressure.
The plant is very useful in making tea rich in antioxidants to boot.
Taking Care of Squirrel Corn Plant
Squirrel corn feeds off the sunlight and the nutrients in the soil. It does not need much watering since this is done during rainfall. When handling the plant, you need to be aware of the spiny parts found on the leaves.
You need to root it from seeds or pot up your leaves to grow them into plants themselves to propagate this plant. The soil should be acidic and rich in potash. Just add peat moss or leaf mold to the soil. It would be best to pinch off dead leaves as they fall off so your plant can develop better and produce more flowers. When harvest time comes, separate the seeds from their pods.