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Rehmannia glutinosa

Rehmannia is part of the Rehmannia genus. Its scientific name is Rehmannia glutinosa. The botanical name epithet for Rehmannia (glutinosa) means 'sticky'.

A toxic, and very medically potent if expertly used, Chinese flowering medicinal herb. Used in TCM.
Has ornamental flowers, too. :)

China is believed to be where Rehmannia originates from.

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How to grow Rehmannia

See our list of companion Plants for Rehmannia to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Rehmannia from seed

Transplanting Rehmannia

Common Rehmannia problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Rehmannia plants:

Rehmannia Etymology

The latin ‘glutinosa’ means “sticky”.2

Other names for Rehmannia

Chinese Foxglove, Medicinal rehmannia, Di Huang, Shu Di Huang, Sheng Di Huang

Rehmannia care instructions

How long does Rehmannia take to grow?

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Popular varieties of Rehmannia

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