PYRETHRUM FLOWER

Is a kind if white
chrysanthemum that grows in high altitudes like the Mountain
province. It contains pyrethrin, a chemical that drives insect
away. The higher the altitude, the stronger is its pyrethrin
content.

The pyrethrin or pesticide
content in this flower is not harmful to humans and is
beneficial to plants like potatoes. It also repels insects’
pests that feed on cultured plants.

Pyrethrin comes from
chrysanthemum leaves.

 

From:
Greenfields

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2 Responses to PYRETHRUM FLOWER

  1. kit hou says:

    Is it possible to grow pyrethrum flower in southwestern ohio hills? Please advice. Regards, Kit

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