Mouse plant (Arisarum proboscideum)
Mouse plant (Arisarum proboscideum) is a perennial plant that can grow 10cm – 50cm tall and 10cm – 50cm wide. In this growing guide we’ll learn the cultivation details and how to plant Mouse plant (Arisarum proboscideum).
This plant has several common names including: mouse plant or mousetail plant.
This is a deciduous plant that takes 2-5 years to reach full maturity.
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Common name: mouse plant, mousetail plant
Scientific name: Arisarum proboscideum
Plant type: Perennials
Height: 10cm – 50cm
Spread: 10cm – 50cm
Sunlight: Partial shade
Moisture: Moist but well drained
Garden type: City & Courtyard Gardens, Informal Garden, Rock & Gravel Garden
Planting type: Cut Flowers, Flower borders and bedding, Hedging & Screens
Perennial plants are one of the largest groups of plants.
They offer color, shape, fragrance and seasonal textures. The variety is such that there are plants to suit all sizes and styles of garden.
Traditionally, perennials are grown in borders, using a wall or hedge as a backdrop to bring out all their splendor during summer.
But since most gardens are not large enough for long borders dedicated exclusively to perennials, they are usually planted in mixed borders and beds, along with shrubs, annuals, biennials, and bulbs that extend the season of interest.
How to plant
In this section we will learn how to plant Mouse plant (Arisarum proboscideum), know its needs in terms of soil, watering and sun exposure.
Mouse plant (Arisarum proboscideum) is a plant that grows in loam conditions. It is not very sensitive to soil acidity or alkalinity and grows well in soils with pH acid, alkaline or neutral.
Regarding drainage, Arisarum proboscideum likes to grow in moist but well drained soil.
Mouse plant (Arisarum proboscideum) should be grown in partial shade places.