Datura Stramonium Common names: Moonflower, Angel's Trumpet, Jimsonweed, Jamestown weed, Thorn apple, Datura tatula

50  Seeds  Datura Stramonium, Moonflower, Angel's Trumpet, Jimsonweed,
50 Seeds Datura Stramonium, Moonflower, Angel's Trumpet, Jimsonweed,
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$2.50
Datura Stramonium Moonflower, Angel's Trumpet, Jimsonweed, Jamestown weed, Thorn apple, Datura: 

Product Description

Datura Stramonium is perhaps the most well-known species of datura. The inermis variety of this plant is distinguished by its smooth seed pods whereas those of the typical variety are spiked. It can be grown indoors under lights but is generally an outdoor landscaping plant measuring up to five feet in height. In recent years, datura and the related brugmansia varieties have grown in popularity for their large and prolific blooms. These annuals are also abundant seed producers and will usually reseed themselves the following year if the seed pods and plants are left in the ground to dry out at the end of the season. Many datura varieties have been used by various medicine men throughout the world as a divination tool. They have also been used in witchcraft to create so-called flying ointments and were once used in cosmetics. There are various medicinal uses for the plant, although its extreme toxicity generally outweighs any of these benefits for it to be used practically by herbalists. Still, both atropine and scopolamine, two alkaloids present in the plant, are sometimes used in isolated form by doctors. Among the various uses of these chemicals, both cause pupil dilation and eye muscle paralysis for optometric procedures. Scopolamine is also sometimes used for the reduction of motion sickness. There are numerous reports of people suffering from madness from accidental datura ingestion. The most notable was a case in which settlers in Jamestown mistakenly used it in cooking, causing much of the town to run mad. It is from this instance that datura was given the nickname, Jimson Weed. Although the name most directly applies to Datura Stramonium, it is often used in reference to other datura varieties as well.



Growing Information:

Stramonium seeds tend to germinate more readily than most other species of datura. Datura seeds should be planted just below the surface of the soil (about 1/8). They can be direct sown or transplanted after the seedlings have developed their first set of true leaves. Plants will grow in almost any soil type. Although, a well-draining, nutrient-rich soil such as a mix of sand and compost will produce drastically better results with taller, wider plants that have bigger blooms and more pods. For best results, situate plants in full sun to nearly full sun.

A Abies Pindrow Abroma augusta Abrus precatorius Acacia arabica Acacia auriculaformis Acacia catechu Acacia concinna Acacia dealbata Acacia farnesiana Acacia mangium Acacia mearnsii Acacia melanoxylon Acer oblongum Acer caesium Acrocarpus fraxinifolius Adenanthera pavonina Adina cordifolia Aegle marmelos Aesculus assamica Aesculus indica Ailanthus excelsa Albizia amara Albizia chinensis Albizia falcatria Albizia julibrissin Albizia lebbeck Albizia lucida Albizia procera Aleurites fordii Aleurites moluccana Allamanda cathartica Alnus nepalensis Alstonia scholaris Anacardium occidentale Andrographis paniculata Anogeisus latifolia Anogeisus pendula Anona squamosa Anthocephalus cadamba Antigonon leptopus var alba Araucaria bidwilli Areca catechu Argemone mexicana Argyreia nervosa Artabotrys odoratissimus Artocarpus chaplasha Artocarpus integrifolia Asparagus racemosus Azadirachta indica

B Balanites roxburghii Bambusa arundinacea Barringtonia acutangula Bassia latifolia Bauhinia purpurea Bauhinia retusa Bauhinia tomentosa Bauhinia variegeta Bauhinia vahlii Berberis aristata Betula utilis Bischofia javanica Bixa orellana Bombax ceiba Borassus flabellifer Boswellia serrata Seeds Broussonetia papyrifera Butea monosperma

C Caeselpinia pulcherrima Callistemon vimminalis Camellia Sinensis Canavelia ensiformis Canavelia gladiata Capparis spinosa Carica species Cajanus cajan Carissa carandas Carum roxburghianum Caryota mitis Caryota urens Cassia alata Cassia angustifolia Cassia auriculata Cassia Fistula Cassia floribunda Cassia glauca Cassia grandis Cassia javanica Cassia marginata Cassia nodosa Cassia occidentalis Cassia renigera Cassia siamea Cassia spectabilis Cassia tora Castanea sativa Casuarina equisetifolia Catharanthus roseus Cedrus deodara Ceiba pentandra Celtis australis Centella asiatica Chorisia speciosa Chickrassia tabularis Cinnamomum camphora Clerodendron infortunatum Clitorea ternatea Cocos nucifera Coffea arabica Colvilea racemosa Cordia dichotoma Cordia sebestina Crotalaria juncea Cryptomeria japonica Cupressus torulosa Cycas revoluta Cydonia oblonga

D Dalbergia assamica Dalbergia latifolia Dalbergia sissoo Datura metel Delonix regia Dendrocalamus strictus Derris robusta Dichanthium annulatum Dillenia indica Diospyros melanoxylon Dodonea viscose Dolichos lablab Duranta repens

E Elaeocarpus ganitrus Emblica officinalis Enterolobium contortisiliquium Erythrina indica Eucalyptus citriodora Eucalyptus globulus Eucalyptus robusta Eugenia jambolana

F Ficus benghalensis Ficus religiosa G Glircidia sepium Gmelina arborea Grewia asiatica Gynocardia odorata Grevillea robusta

H Hardwickia binnata Helicteres isora Hibiscus abelmoschus Hibiscus cannabinus Hibiscus mutabilis Holarrhennaantidy sentrica Hyoscyamus niger

I Indigofera tinctoria Ipomea palmate

J Jacaranda mimmosifolia Juglans regia

K Kigelia pinnata Koelreuteria paniculata Kydia calycina

L Lagerstroemia flos-regina Lantana camara Lawsonia alba Leucaena leucocephala Litchi chinensis Livistona chinensis Livistona jenkinsiana

M Magnolia grandiflora Mallotus philippinensis Malus bacatta Mangifera indica Manilkara hexandra Medicago sativa Melia azedarach Mesua ferrea Michelia champaca Milletia ovalifolia Millingtonia hortensis Mimosa pudica Mimusops elengi Mitragyana parvifolia Moringa oleifera Morus alba Mucuan deeringiana Mucuna prurita Mucuna utilis Murraya exotica Murraya koenigii Myristica fragrans

N Nelumbo nucifera Nerium indicum Nigella sativa Nyctanthes arbortristis

O Oroxylum indicum Ougeinia dalbergioides

P Panicum maximum Parkinsonia aculeate Passiflora edulis Peganum harmala Peltophorum africanum Phoenix acualis Phoenix dactylifera Phoenix sylvestris Picea smithiana Pinus gerardiana Pinus khasya Pinus patula Pinus roxburghii Pinus wallichiana Piper nigrum Pithecelobium dulce Platanus orientalis Polyalthia longifolia Pongamia PinnataTop Prosopis cineraria Psidium guajva Pterocarpus dalbergioides Pterocarpus marsupium Pterocarpus santalinus Pterospermum acerfolium Punica granatum Putranjiva roxburghi Pyrus communis

Q Quercus incana Quercus serrata

R Rhododendron arboreum Ricinus communis Rivea corymbosa Robinia pseudoacacia

S Top Salvadora oleoides Samanea saman Santalum album Sapindus mukorossi Sapium sebiferum Saraca indica Semecarpus anacardium Sesbania sesban Shorea robusta Spathodea campaulata Sterculia urens Strychnos nux-vomica Swietenia macrophylla Swietenia mahagony Syzgium cuminii

T Tamarindus indica Taxodium mucronatum Taxus bacatta Tecoma stans Tectona grandis Terminalia arjuna Terminalia alata Top Terminalia bellerica Terminalia chebula Terminalia myriocarpa Thespesia populnea Thevetia nerifolia Thunbergia grandiflora Toona ciliata Trewia nudiflora

W Withania somnifera Wrightia tinctoria Wrightia tomentosa

Z Ziziphus jujuba