Plantain is ideal for the following pets:
small rodents such as rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters and mice
birds of all kinds
Plantain mix with 3 different types.
Plantain is a robust native meadow plant and a valuable food supplement for rodents, birds, turtles and reptiles.
The animals appreciate Plantain not only because of the high water content, which is stored in the green parts. Moreover, the plant supplies fibre-
At the moment, there are three different plantain species in production, with more to follow.
Available starting in autumn 2015.
Botany and origin
Family: the Plantain family (Plantaginaceae). Plantains are herbaceous perennial plants and grow in paths, pastures, meadows and fields. Adult plants form rather inconspicuous inflorescences.
Plantains are originally from Europe but have now spread worldwide.
Incidentally, Plantains were once a common folk remedy. Extracts have an anti-
Location and care
First, a valuable tip: your pet will like Plantain so much that it will quickly eat the plant bare. If this happens too fast for you, then – depending on the size and appetite of your pet – cut off a few shoots 3-
It is best to keep Plantain outdoors from April to October. In the winter, place the plant indoors in a bright, sunny location. A south-
Water well: the root ball should never dry out completely! When the leaves are withered, it is not too late -
If you purchased the plant in the summer, you can continue to let it grow outdoors. The plant then only needs a short acclimatisation period. Do not place the pot in full sun during the first few days.
From certified organic cultivation according to EU organic regulations. Origin: Baden-