Datura stramonium

Species

  • Jimsonweed
  • Devil's trumpet
  • Datura ferox
  • Datura tatula
  • Datura bernhardii
  • Common thorn-apple
  • Datura hybrida
  • Datura inermis
  • Datura capensis
  • Datura laevis

Tags

Datura stramonium, otherwise known as jimsonweed, is a annuals, tropicals and tender perennials plant species native to Alabama.

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Appearance

Bloom color
violet
lavender
white
white
purple
white
Foliage
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Deciduous
Herbaceous
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
This plant is resistant to deer
Herbaceous
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Leaf color
limeGreen
limeGreen

Space

Dimensions

Datura stramonium can grow from 0.6m to 1.8mm tall
0.6m to 1.8m
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Spacing
0.45
0.6
0.6
1.2
1.2
1.8

Sun

Optimal
Full
Partial
Full
Partial
Full

Water

Optimal
Mesic
Mesic
Mesic

Soil

Soil PH Requirements
6.6
7.5
6.1
7.8
6.1
7.8

Time

Bloom
Late Spring
Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer
Early Fall
Mid Summer
Late Summer
Early Fall
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer
Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall
Early Winter
Bloom Time
Non-patented
Non-patented
Blooming Habit
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Flowers are fragrant
Flowers are fragrant
Flowers are fragrant

Reproduction

Seed Collecting
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Wear gloves to protect hands when handling seeds

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Other
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Patent information
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel