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Ferula marmarica - Asch.&Taub.

Common Name
Family Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Not known
Range N. Africa.
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Other Uses    (1 of 5)
Weed Potential No
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Care (info)
Well drained soil Moist Soil Full sun
Ferula marmarica


Ferula marmarica

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

 
Ferula marmarica is a PERENNIAL. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects. The plant is self-fertile.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: mildly acid, neutral and basic (mildly alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It prefers dry or moist soil.

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Synonyms

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

Edible Parts:
Edible Uses: Gum

None known

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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Other Uses

Gum

A gum, 'Ammoniac of Cyrenaica' is obtained from the plant[46, 61]. No more details are given but it is likely to be obtained from incisions made in the root[K].

Special Uses

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Cultivation details

We have almost no information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in this country. Other members of the genus succeeds in most soils according to one report[1] whilst other reports say that they require a deep fertile soil in a sunny position[200]. Plants have a long taproot and are intolerant of root disturbance[200]. They should be planted into their final positions as soon as possible.

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Propagation

Seed - best sown as soon as the seed is ripe in a greenhouse in autumn[1]. Otherwise sow in April in a greenhouse. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots as soon as they are large enough to handle. Plant them out into their permanent positions whilst still small because the plants dislike root disturbance[1]. Give the plants a protective mulch for at least their first winter outdoors. Division in autumn. This may be inadvisable due to the plants dislike of root disturbance.

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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