fb

Or login with below

Drumstick, Moringa Oleifera - Plant

nurserylive-drumstick-1
nurserylive-drumstick
Note: The image is for reference purpose only.
Drumstick is one of the famous vegetable crop in India.Though the origin of drumstick is India, due to its medical uses it has reached other countries also.
Sales price R 328
4.2/5 495 Reviews
( 495 times booked in last 90 days )
8 inch Plastic Pot Free!!
-High Quality 8 inch Plastic Pot with each plant.
-Offer Valid on orders with 3 or more Plants
All India Delivery
100,000 Happy Customers

Deal of the Day
Upto 100% Cashback Today!!
Min 20% cashback guaranteed.
The cashback will be credited on 5-Oct-2017 into nurserylive wallet.

The cashback will be generated on total amount paid for qualified order excluding shipping charges. There will be no minimum purchase limit for cashback coupons.

*No minimum order limit. more details >>

Description for Drumstick, Moringa Oleifera

Moringa oleifera is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Moringa, which is the only genus in the family Moringaceae. It is a fast-growing, drought-resistant tree that is native to the southern foothills of the Himalayas in northwestern India but widely cultivated in tropical and sub-tropical areas. The tree itself is rather slender, with drooping branches that grow to approximately 10m in height. In cultivation, it is often cut back annually to 1 to 2 meters and allowed to regrow so the pods and leaves remain within a reach of an arm.

In developing countries, moringa has potential to improve nutrition, boost food security, foster rural development, and support sustainable land care. It may be used as forage for livestock, a micronutrient liquid, a natural anthelmintic and possible adjutant.

For edible landscaping, a Moringa tree is hard to beat. This versatile tree can be grown year round in any tropical climate, and successfully grown as an annual, in temperate zones. Fast-growing, nutritious, and lovely to behold, Moringa is gaining in popularity daily.

Moringa oleifera (synonym: Moringa pterygosperma) is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Moringa, which is the only genus in the family Moringaceae. English common names include moringa, drumstick tree, from the appearance of the long, slender, triangular seed pods, horseradish tree, from the taste of the roots which resembles horseradish, ben oil tree or benzoil tree, from the oil derived from the seeds.

Common nameFlower coloursBloom timeHeightDifficulty
Drumstic Also known as sajna, Arango, Ben Nut Tree, Clarifier Tree, Indian Horseradish, Jacinto, Kelor Tree, Malunggay, Marango, drumstick Tree, Horseradish tree, Senjana, Guggala, Mochaka, Shevga.White-10 to 12 m (32 to 40 ft) and the trunk can reach a diameter of 45 cm (1.5 ft).Easy

Planting and care

The Moringa plant is a fast-growing, drought resistant tree that can reach up to 3 meters in its first year. The Moringa tree is very easy to grow. Simply plant seeds or cuttings in a sunny spot. The moringa tree is a plant that grows mainly in semiarid, subtropical areas.

SunlightSoilWaterTemperatureFertilizer
Full sunIt tolerates a wide range of soil conditions, but prefers a neutral to slightly acidic (pH 6.3 to 7.0), well-drained sandy or loamy soil.Minimum annual rainfall requirements are estimated at 250 mm with maximum at over 3,000 mm, but in waterlogged soil the roots have a tendency to rot.25 to 35 degrees CelsiusMoringa trees will generally grow well without adding very much fertilizer. Manure or compost can be mixed with the soil used to fill the planting pits. Phosphorus can be added to encourage root development and nitrogen will encourage leaf canopy growth. In some parts of India, 15cm-deep ring trenches are dug about 10cm from the trees during the rainy season and filled with green leaves, manure and ash. These trenches are then covered with soil.

Caring for Drumstick

    Typical uses of Drumstick

    Special features:

    Culinary use: The soft pods of the drumsticks are utilized broadly within the preparation sambhar that is extremely popular in South India. However, there are certainly other distinctive recipes, a typical one being adding it within your soup, including a typical Asian flavor to it. A number of the culinary uses of drumsticks are:

  • They are extremely delicious, and boost your urge for food.
  • Sometimes, they are cut longitudinally into fine strips, and also cooked along with spicy gravy as well as chilly.
  • If you are out for the formal meal, drumsticks might be served by breaking it open, and you have got to consume the inner soft pods with the aid of your spoon.
  • Throughout your family dinners, your teeth can certainly do the work of the spoon, since you do not need to be so formal.
  • Usually the pods are consumed, whilst the outer skin is discarded.
  • Drumsticks can also be used just for garnishing, simply by chopping them into tiny pieces.
  • The soft sensitive green pods are occasionally also utilized in various other preparations, even with meat.
  • Appetizing, whenever cut peeled and into finger lengths as well as cooked in spicy gravy.
  • At a formal meal, the shell of the piece of drumstick is split open along with spoon and fork, and the spoon utilized to scrape out the tasty interior with its entire scrumptious flavor.
  • During family meals the preferred technique is to get the section of drumstick using the fingers as well as scrape away the soft center using the teeth.
  • The woody exterior is additionally chewed to extract flavor and after that discarded to the side of the plate.

    Ornamental use: NA

    Medicinal use: Used in urinary problems, reduce inflammation, earaches, Dental caries, as a cardiac stimulant in asthma, Cough, Scurvy, Wounds and eye diseases
    Intermittent fevers, epilepsy, hysteria, palsy, chronic rheumatism, gout, dropsy, dyspepsia and enlargement of the liver, Paralysis. Note : Please consult your health expert.

  • References

    • http://www.healthbenefitstimes.com/health-benefits-of-drumsticks/
    • http://miracletrees.org/growing_moringa.html
    • http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Drumstick%20Tree.html

    Want to write review ?

    Click here to Login

    What garden lovers say ... ?

    5 / 5 Joshi Prisy 30 August 2017
    Verry small size.but good product no any damage when i got it in my home delievery is superior
    5 / 5 Sangeeta Chaudhry 20 August 2017
    Nice came in good condition
    5 / 5 Aditya Singh 18 August 2017
    They are the most beautiful, glossy, healthy plants I ve ever seen.
    More reviews
    Tag cloud : buy online plant drumstick, moringa oleifera - plant,buy plants online drumstick, moringa oleifera - plant,buy online plants drumstick, moringa oleifera - plant,buy plant online drumstick, moringa oleifera - plant,buy plants online india drumstick, moringa oleifera - plant,drumstick, moringa oleifera - plants buy online,online plant nursery drumstick, moringa oleifera - plant,drumstick, mor

     

    Flat 40% Off Top 5 Plants Pack View All

    nurserylive-top-5-fruit-plants
    Top 5 Fruits Plants to Grow in Pot
    4.3 1662 ( 1662 times booked in 90 days )
    1350 40% Off

    Upto 100% CashBack
    nurserylive-5961-top-6-cute-succulents-(1)
    Top 6 Cute Succulents
    4.2 964 ( 964 times booked in 90 days )
    1025 40% Off

    Upto 100% CashBack
    nurserylive-top-5-fregnance-plants
    5 Best Fragrant Plants
    4.1 1056 ( 1056 times booked in 90 days )
    1200 40% Off

    Upto 100% CashBack
    Top-5-Feng-Shui-Plants-jade-plant-main
    Top 5 Feng Shui Plants
    4.3 221 ( 221 times booked in 90 days )
    1142 40% Off

    Upto 100% CashBack
    nurserylive-top-5-rose-set7
    Set of 5 Enchanting Roses
    4.2 3842 ( 3842 times booked in 90 days )
    901 40% Off

    Upto 100% CashBack
    nurserylive-mansoon-plant1
    Top 5 Monsoon Special Plants
    4.3 676 ( 676 times booked in 90 days )
    1049 40% Off

    Upto 100% CashBack
    nurserylive-top-five-no-fail-plant2
    Top 5 No Fail Plants
    4.4 435 ( 435 times booked in 90 days )
    1404 40% Off

    Upto 100% CashBack
    nurserylive-top-5-hanging-plants85
    Top 5 Hanging Basket Plants
    4.4 190 ( 190 times booked in 90 days )
    1029 40% Off

    Upto 100% CashBack
     

    Flat 40% Off Kitchen Garden Kit View All

    nurserylive-top-5-healthy-leafy-veggies-kitchen-garden-pack
    Top 5 Healthy Leafy Veggies - Kitch
    4.4 115 ( 115 times booked in 90 days )
    894 40% Off

    Upto 100% CashBack
    nurserylive-best-5-hanging-basket-veggies-kitchen-garden-pack
    Best 5 Hanging Basket Veggies - Kit
    4.4 117 ( 117 times booked in 90 days )
    888 40% Off

    Upto 100% CashBack
    5-easy-to-grow-herb-seeds-kitchen-garden-pack
    5 Easy To Grow Herb Seeds - Kitchen
    4.3 115 ( 115 times booked in 90 days )
    930 40% Off

    Upto 100% CashBack
    nurserylive-top-5-wow-winter-vegetables-kitchen-garden-pack
    Top 5 Wow Winter Vegetables - Kitch
    3.9 22 ( 22 times booked in 90 days )
    888 40% Off

    Upto 100% CashBack
    nurserylive-5-delicious-indian-vegetables-kitchen-garden-pack
    5 Delicious Indian Vegetables - Kit
    4.2 64 ( 64 times booked in 90 days )
    894 40% Off

    Upto 100% CashBack
    nurserylive-5-most-nutritious-vegetables-kitchen-garden-pack
    5 Most Nutritious Vegetables - Kitc
    4.4 38 ( 38 times booked in 90 days )
    888 40% Off

    Upto 100% CashBack
    nurserylive-favorite-5-mix-vegetables-kitchen-garden-pack
    Favorite 5 Mix Vegetables - Kitchen
    4.5 118 ( 118 times booked in 90 days )
    888 40% Off

    Upto 100% CashBack
    nurserylive-5-easy-to-grow-vegetable-seeds-kitchen-garden-pack
    5 Easy To Grow Vegetable Seeds - Ki
    4.3 24 ( 24 times booked in 90 days )
    900 40% Off

    Upto 100% CashBack

    Ask any gardening related query, Get answer within 1 day

    Ask query now

    ( 12000+ queries answered )

    Check nursery experts recommendations, top 10 list 

    Check  NOW

    ( 1500+ recommendations given )

    Read customer blogs, suggestions, tips & experiences on gardening in India

    Read Blogs NOW

    ( 800+ blogs written by users )

    Learn gardening & plants care through video lessons created by garden lovers

    Watch videos

    ( 15000+ videos collection )

    About

    Join us

    Newsletter

    Subscribe to get special offers!
    We promise absolutely NO SPAM.