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Zone:  2-7 (native to Siberia)

Height:  60-90cm [2-3ft]

Width:  30-60cm [1-2ft]

Foliage: Deciduous (plant dies to ground); dark green, large, incised

Flower:  Early spring, purple thistle like at the top of multiple stems

Light:  Full sun

Moisture: Average

Soil:  Rich, well-drained

Garden location:  Vegetable garden (if you wish to dig the roots for medicinal use); borders

Leuzea carthamoides (Maral root)

  • Maral root is a powerful botanical steroid/adaptagen.  Informed use only.