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botanical name:
Solidago canadensis
Solidago canadensis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Golden rod
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.50m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 3 to 10
description:
Strong, erect stems and large leaves. Pyramidal heads of yellow flowers in late summer and early autumn.

cultivation:
Any reasonably fertile, well drained soil in sun. May self seed.

propagation:
By seed or division.

usage:
All parts of the plant have bee used medicinally

other notes:
Native to North America but naturalised in some parts of Europe.
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