Velvet Leaf Tree - Plant
Common name: Velvet Leaf Tree. Sanskrit Name, Ambasthaki. Hindi Name, Patha, Padh, Akanadi
Color: velvet leaves with green and yellow
Bloom time: May to July
Height: 10.00 to 15.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: well-drained soils
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Velvetleaf weed control is a long-term project because one plant creates thousands of seeds, which remain viable in the soil for an incredible 50 to 60 years.
- Cultivation of the soil may seem like a good solution, but it only brings seeds to the surface where they are able to germinate readily.
Velvetleaf, a summer annual broadleaf plant, is a problematic weed for many crops in the United States, particularly where cotton, corn, or soybeans are major crops. It was introduced to North America from southern Asia in the mid-1700s as a potential fiber crop.
- the velvet leaf - nutrition, proven medicinal benefits, uses, .
- Plant yields isoquinoline alkaloids; tetrandrine, the most documented of 38 alkaloids.
- Garden UsesSingle specimen, group or mass in shrub borders or sunny areas around the home.
- Long-lasting summer smoke display makes this a striking accent plant.
- Also may be used as an informal hedge or screen (a smoke screen as it were).
for medicinal use, please consult appropriate doctor / physian befor use.
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