Written by Maggie
Feb 24 2021
Lady's mantle, scientific name Alchemilla vulgaris, is an important plant of efficacy in Europe. For a long time alchemists were fascinated by it, and for a long time people associated Caped with magic. Clusters of small yellow flowers bloom every year in summer.
The whole grass of the rosaceous family, Lady's mantle for the dicotyledonous rosaceous plants. Lady's mantle is characterized by large oval leaves and clusters of small yellow flowers in summer each year. Plants can grow to nearly 1 m tall.
Lady's mantle is distributed in Gansu, Qinghai, Xinjiang, Sichuan.
1. Sowing: Sow in a greenhouse in late winter or early spring, in late spring or early summer, and plant outside when the temperature is not too high. Grow in clumps about 12 to 15 inches apart. Plant Lady's mantle in a completely shaded or partially shaded place with a little water.
2. Light and basin soil: In completely shaded to partially shaded areas, you don't need to give Lady's mantle too much light. Use fertile Garden soil, but you can also use clay or sand with rich organic components.
Planted Lady's mantle in greenhouses in late winter or early spring, planted outdoors in late spring or early summer when temperatures are not too high. Germinated within 3 ~ 4 weeks, and the germination rate was 50% ~ 60%. Grow in clusters, plant 12 to 15 inches (30 to 38cm) apart, in a fully or partially shaded area, and irrigate moderately.
Lady's mantle can grow well even on relatively poor soil if it is cultivated in semi-shade and with good drainage. It is better to choose seedlings that come on the market in spring for cultivation. Because Lady's mantle does not like high temperature and wet environment, so in summer, it should be moved to a semi-shade, or build a shelter to keep it in a slightly dry environment, and then manage.
Most of Lady's mantle are used as gardening herbs.It can also be used as gynecological medicine.
Lady's mantle likes a wet and cool environment, best planted in the garden under the trees.