Arisaema tortuosum

Arisaema tortuosum

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

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

Green

Foliage colour:

Green

Arisaema tortuosum is a very tall growing, shade-loving Arisaema, with lovely mottled stems and a large green spathe. It’s perfect for a moist woodland border or a container display for a shady corner, or as part of an exotic display that’s in shade for all or part of the day.

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Grow Arisaema tortuosum in moist soil in partial to full shade, planting the tuber about 25cm in the soil. Water in dry conditions. Add a thick layer of mulch in autumn to protect the tuber from frost.

How to grow Arisaema tortuosum

  • Plant size

    1.5m height

    100cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Partial shade
  • Hardiness: Frost hardy, half hardy
  • Soil type: Clay / heavy / moist

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

Arisaema tortuosum and wildlife

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

Is Arisaema tortuosum poisonous?

Arisaema tortuosum 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