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Plantago ovata

Common Name(s): Blond psyllium
Family: Plantaginaceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Growing Days: 119 to 130 (days)
Opt.Max=84° (F)
Opt.Min=59° (F)    
Winter Minimum:
Soil pH:
Soil Texture/Type: Loam
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
Pre-harvest rainfall results in shattering.
Rhizoctonia, Cercospora, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Additive - thickener, Medicinal - folklore, Additive - stabilizer
Subtropical-dry summe, tropical-wet, subtropical-dry winter
Geographical Origin:
Western Asia, Indian Subcontinent, Also cultivated
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