Ashwagandha - Plant
Description for Ashwagandha
Ashwagandha plant is an erect branching growing shrub, with a height up to 1.5 meters. Ashwagandha is a hardy and drought tolerant plant. Ashwagandha leaves are dull green color, an elliptic shape, usually up to 10 to 12 cm in length. Usually, the flowers are small, greenish yellow and bell-shaped. The ripe fruit is berry usually an orange-red color.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Asgandh, Nagouri Asgandh, Punir, Winter cherry, poison gooseberry, Indian ginseng||Greenish yellow color||Spring||Up to 2 m||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Ashwagandha plant propagated by seeds in monsoon season. The seedlings of six weeks old are transplanted in the pot or main field at a spacing of 60 X 60 cm.
|Full sun to partial shade||Sandy soil||Moderately||20 to 35 degree C||Apply any organic fertilizer.|
Caring for Ashwagandha
- Watering should be done early in the morning when the soil feels to dry.
- After fertilizer application, water should be given to plant.
Typical uses of Ashwagandha
Special features: Medicinal use
Medicinal use: Ashwagandha boosts the immune system, helps in lowering cholesterol, reducing swelling & pain, regulating blood Sugar levels, good for the heart, stimulates collagen & promotes wound healing, reduces depression, stress & anxiety, stimulates the underactive thyroid, increases muscle mass & strength, boosts memory and cognitive performance.
Note: Use only after consulting the specialist.
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What garden lovers say ... ?
Description is totally wr and giving description for Asoka tree ( Saraca asoca).
Pot seems to be really small. DO I have to shift the plan to the bigger pot as it starts growing in a few months?
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