Inula helenium - Alantswortel (20)

€ 0,45

Geneeskruid waarvan de uitgegroeide wortels worden gebruikt tegen maagstoringen, bronchitis, hoest, bacterieziekten, stress, jeuk en infecties. Of als zoetstof voor diabetici.

Hoogte: 120 cm.
Bloeit: jul-aug
Type: HP
Winterhard in: zones 5-9 (-15 Celsius)

Zaai-instructies: Kiemt in 14-42 dagen bij circa 15 Celsius.

Plant-instructies: Goeddoorlatende grond in volle zon.


The huge, somewhat silvery first-year leaves are the real star, with the yellow second-year flowers being a bonus. This is not a neat and tidy plant, but it would make a striking addition to an herb garden or informal border. Folk remedy for pneumonia,whooping cough,asthma,bronchitis,upset stomach, etc. The roots are used to make a sweetener that can be used by diabetics.

Height: 120 cm.
Flowers: jul-aug
Type: HP
Hardy in: zones 5-9 (-15 Celsius)

Sowing instructions: will usually germinate in 14-42 days. Sow seeds about 2mm deep in a well drained seed sowing mix at about 15 C.

Planting instructions: Well drained soil in full sun.