Carissa carandas - Plant
Common name: natal plum, common carissa
Color: Creamy white
Bloom time: May
Height: 15.00 to 30.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
The deep planting encourages the developing stem to send out roots to help stabilize the plant and perhaps eliminate the need for staking. Also, deep planting keeps Bangada bulbs cool when temperatures soar. Enrich the soil with leaf mold or well-rotted organic matter to encourage good drainage.
Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 28-37 Â°C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- To help conserve water, reduce stress, and encourage healthy growth, apply a 2- to 4-inch layer of chopped and shredded leaves, grass clippings, or shredded bark around the base of your plants.
- Allow about an inch of space between the mulch and the base stem of the plant.
Specimen or group. Foundation planting. Foliage provides excellent color for the winter landscape, and cuttings of the same are popular additions to Christmas wreaths and decorations.
- Carissa carandas Linn.
- commonly known as "Karaunda" (Apocynaceae) is a popular medicinal herb widely distributed in different parts of Pakistan.
- In addition to other medicinal uses, C.
- carandas is popular in indigenous system of medicine for its medicinal use in gut motility disorders like, constipation and diarrhea.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
for medicinal use
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