Rhodiola, Russian (Rhodiola rosea), seedling in a 3-inch pot, organic


Family: Stonecrop (Crassulacea)

Hardy to Zones 1 to 7

(Sedum rhodiola, Golden Root, Rose Root, Russian Rhodiola)  Perennial, fleshy succulent.  There are a number of different ecotypes of Rhodiola rosea. Glycoside (e.g. rosavin, rosin) content is variable depending on ecotype.  This see is from the Russian ecotype that originates within the arctic circle.  It is a high rosavin type.  The dried roots are rose-scented.  Traditional use (TWM): tonic, adaptogenic. Plant prefers sun at altitude and shade to part shade at lower elevations.  Plant in calcareous soil or rock garden. Flowers to 10 inches. Work up in successively larger pots until they are sufficiently sized to transplant to the landscape. Space 1 foot apart.  Rhodiola may also be gainfully grown in pots to maturity–it makes an interesting succulent plant, steeped in folklore, honored by herbalists, with a nice yellow flower.

Potted plant, 3-inch-pot, certified organically grown

Please note:  these are low priced at $5.00 each and sold as-is, small seedgrown individuals, to get you started, they will ship very well, they are solid, and please, no refunds or returns on rhodiola plants


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