Elecampane - Inula helenium

When to plant iSowing / transplanting
First harvest after 2 years
When to harvest iHarvest period
Height iAverage height
54 inches (137 cm)
Planting distance iPlanting distance
24 inches (61 cm)
Sowing depth iSowing depth
0.5 inches (1.3 cm)
Elecampane growing conditions
Relative growing difficulty iRelative growing difficulty
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Pest & diseases iPests & diseases difficulty
Sun / Shade iSun / shade tolerance
Soil type iSoil types
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Moisture / drainage iSoil drainage
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Photo by Drew Avery
Common names: Horse-heal, elfdock
Vegetable type: Herbs (24)

Shared family: Asteraceae (20)

Same type: Herbs (23)