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Plantain

Plantago spp.

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Plantain Overview

    Plantago is also known as fleawort, it consists of roughly 158 annual, biennial and evergreen perennials and shrub species. Some species in this genus are considered invasive weeds, others are grown for their ornamental value and attractive foliage.

    Common problems with Plantain

    How to propagate Plantain

    Seed

    Propagation is by seeds.

    Division

    Division in the spring.

    Other uses of Plantain

    Grown for their foliage and architectural value.