• Latin Name : Acorus gramineus
  • Familia : Araceae
  • Popular Names : Acorus, Dwarf Sweet Flag, Japanese Rush
  • Propagation : rhizomes, tiller, seeds
  • Planting medium: mixture of mud and manure
  • Region of Origin : East Asia
At first glance, the appearance of Acorus is similar with regular grass. The leaves are glossy with a width of 0.5 to 1 cm, grows with a height of 10-35 cm. The flowers are small, yellow and less attractive, shaped like thorns and grow on long flowers stalks. Acorus fruit is pink and fleshy. The crushed leaves of Acorus be smelled similar to cinnamon.

Acorus suitable for planting along the edge of the pond as a barrier. This plant can also be planted in pots, or as ground cover in areas that are always wet. In Japan, the plant is often planted in small pots and placed indoors as a decorative element on the table.


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