Justica Adhatoda - Aradusi

SKU: MYBG-HERB-JUST-ARAD
filler
Rs.285
Pot Size: 5"

Water Requirement

Daily

Flower Color

White

Flowering Season

Winter & Spring

Use

Hedge

Genus

Justicia

Size

Large

Maintenance

Medium

With Pots

Yes

Sunlight Requirement

Semi Shade

Product Description

Aradusi is an perennial herb plant and ornamental shrub. Leaves & roots are useful for curing coughs, colds and asthma.

Malabar Nut

Family

Acanthaceae

Origin

India, Srilanka

Description

Malabar Nut is an herb plant and ornamental shrub. This fast-growing shrub can reach heights of up to 5m with lance-shaped leaves ten to fifteen centimetre in length by four wide are oppositely arranged, smooth-edged, and borne on short petioles. The trunk has many, long branches and the bark is yellowish in color. The blossoms are an unusual shape, having two large white lips with purple veining. They bloom in the dry, winter season, tightly packed on erect flower spikes and are followed by club-shaped seed capsules up to 1 inch long. When mature, the light-brown seedpods pop open and expel their seed some distance from the parent

Justica Adhatoda or Aradusi is useful for curing coughs, colds and asthma and is easy to administer.It has been used for centuries.

Environment

It grows best in shaded or semi-shaded areas, A sunny windowsill will be an ideal position for these plants.

It grows well in well-drained soil with a pH in the range of 6.5 – 7.5, tolerating 5.5 – 8. Add coconut coir and Pine bark to make the soil more drainage friendly.

Water Aradusi plant regularly during the growing season and always keep the soil evenly moist but not soggy.  Allow the topsoil to become slightly dry between each watering. During the winter months, reduce watering.

It will flower more prolifically in a sunny spot but in such a position the leaves tend to become rather yellow and they wilt in hot weather.

Landscape Uses

Malabar Nut is used for Herbal garden, ornamental landscaping and as avenue plant

Clove Trees are fast growing and require space to stretch out, so plant your rows on 18 foot centers or for individual trees choose a location at least 10 feet from other trees or shrubs. They can be grown in full sun or part shade.
Clove trees prefer to grow in a rich soil that has good drainage, is loamy, and is chock-full of organic matter. Light watering and frequent misting are recommended.

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