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Brazilian plume (Yellow) - Plant

nurserylive-jacobinia-carnea
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Justicia carnea
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Description for Brazilian plume (Yellow)

Catharanthus roseus (Vinca) also known as the Madagascar periwinkle or rosy periwinkle or Sadabahar is grown as an ornamental plant in the garden. This is a 1m tall perennial herb with oppositely arranged leaves.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Justicia carnea Pink in early spring. 4-5 feet tall. easy to grow

Planting and care

Plant jacobinia in shaded, well drained beds having richsoil. Work organic matter, such as compost, into the soil prior to planting to improve soil quality and drainage.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full Sun to Partial Shade well-drained soil Medium 18-20° C. Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Brazilian plume

    Pinch off the tip of each growing stem in spring when the plant begins actively growing. Tip removal encourages branching and leads to a fuller plant.

Typical uses of Brazilian plume

Special features: Catharanthus roseus is used as an anticancer agent. It is most effective for the treatment of lung cancer.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.

Medicinal use: Catharanthus roseus is a tropical plant used for medicinal purpose. The plant contains 2 types of active compound such as alkaloid and tannins. The plant contains resperine. The plant has a long history of use as medicine in Ayurveda and Unani.

References

    http://www.homeremediess.com/medicinal-plant-catharanthus-roseus-vinca-benefits-and-images/ http://bagvani-gardeningtips.blogspot.in/2011/05/jacobinia-justicia-carnea-jacobinia.html

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5 / 5 Dripto Mukhopadhyay 01 July 2018
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5 / 5 Leena Skaria 21 June 2018
what are the dimensions of the pot?
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4 / 5 Ruchi Sharma 16 June 2018
Very happy with product. All the leaves were green and fresh. A very nice product in such a affordable price

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