Elephant Creeper, Vidhara, Samudrasokha - Plant
Description for Elephant Creeper, Vidhara, Samudrasokha
Elephant Creeper is a giant climber which grows up to a height of 8-9 meters. It is one of the native vines of India and is well known all across the land. The creeper has big broad leaves that look like the ears of an elephant. Thus, it is named as the elephant creeper.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|wooly morning glory, Hawaiian baby woodrose, silky elephant glory, samudra bel.||rose to purple in color.||July-December, March-April.||0.5 to 3ft.||easy to grow|
Planting and 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 lily bulbs cool when temperatures soar.
|Partial Shade||well-drained soil||Medium||36F||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Elephant Creeper
- Apply a high-potassium liquid fertilizer every 2 weeks from early spring until 6 weeks after flowering.
Keep moist in winter.
Typical uses of Elephant Creeper
Special features: The vine holds constituents likeâ€“ calcium and potassium, phosphates, tannins and various other minerals. The plant may also hold psychoactive properties.
Culinary use: The leaves are used to season meat and other foods in Caribbean, Latin American and Asian cuisines. It is often added to chutneys, a sauce containing fruits or vegetables that is eaten with other dishes.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: It can beat many nervous related disorders like â€“ anxiety and rheumatism. It can also boost your intellect.
It works as a beautiful emollient, astringent, and healer.
It promotes the flow of your urine and keeps you urine system efficient.
The plant also possesses effective digestive properties.
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Gud quality n healthy plants sent. Excellent packing to ensure plant safety
Perfectly OK for indoor use with artificial lighting.
Great plant..looked nice.