Arisaema consanguineum

Arisaema consanguineum

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Fruits
Fruits

Plant does not fruit in January

Plant does not fruit in February

Plant does not fruit in March

Plant does not fruit in April

Plant does not fruit in May

Plant does not fruit in June

Plant does not fruit in July

Plant does fruit in August

Plant does fruit in September

Plant does not fruit in October

Plant does not fruit in November

Plant does not fruit in December

  • Botanical name: Arisaema consanguineum
  • Family: Araceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial
Flower colour:

Purple

Foliage colour:

Green

Arisaema consanguineum is a tall growing, tuberous perennial bearing just one umbrella-shaped leaf. In summer, a purple-brown hooded spathe with green and white stripes appears beneath it, followed by bright red berries in autumn. Native to the Himalayas, it’s frost hardy but will need protection in winter.

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For best results grow Arisaema consanguineum in a very sheltered spot in moist but well-drained soil. Mulch in winter and don’t allow the tubers to dry out. In colder regions, grow in pots which you can move indoors in autumn.

How to grow Arisaema consanguineum

  • Plant size

    100cm height

    50cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, east facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Partial shade
  • Hardiness: Frost hardy, half hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Fruits
Fruits

Plant does not fruit in January

Plant does not fruit in February

Plant does not fruit in March

Plant does not fruit in April

Plant does not fruit in May

Plant does not fruit in June

Plant does not fruit in July

Plant does fruit in August

Plant does fruit in September

Plant does not fruit in October

Plant does not fruit in November

Plant does not fruit in December

Arisaema consanguineum and wildlife

Arisaema consanguineum has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Arisaema consanguineum poisonous?

Arisaema consanguineum has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People