Sunday, August 15, 2010

Belladona-Aconitum heterophyllum

Belladona-Aconitum heterophyllum
Belladona-Aconitum heterophyllum WALL. EX ROYLE
Threat Status:    Critically Endangerd / North West
Used In:    Ayurveda, Folk, Tibetian, Unani and Sidha

This species is distributed in the Himalayan region across Pakistan, India and Nepal. Within India, it has been recorded in Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Gilgat, Mirpur, Uttar Pradesh in an altitude range of 2400-4500 m.

Started from seed, pre-soak one or two hours, sow just covered, peaty soil, 60-75F/15-24C. Unpredictable and slow from seed. Set bulbs 3" deep in spring for fall bloom, warm spot, sun or part shade, good drainage. Winter protection required cooler climates. Divide clumps or remove offsets in late spring or summer. Zone 7-10

Belladona seeds
5 grams Price Rs. 1550/-US$30
Other Pacakets: 10, 20, 50 grams
available at:
Chenab Industries
POB: 667 GPO Srinagar SGR JK 190001

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