Ashwagandha - Plant
Description for Ashwagandha
It grows natively in warm humid climates of Pakistan, India, Myanmar, and Malaysia and belongs to the Fabaceae family. Ashoka is ever-green, slender but slow-growing flowering tree. It is easy-to-grow, an easy-to-prune tree that flowers abundantly and produces a compact shaped canopy â€“ an ideal candidate as a house-plant or a lawn tree.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Ashoka Tree, Buddha Tree, Indian mast tree, and Indian Fir tree||Green||Spring||Up to 20 m||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Ashoka tree propagated by seeds. The seeds retain their viability for one season only and should be sown in August.
|Full sun to partial shade.||well-drained and organic 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: This evergreen, tall and slender tree grows symmetrically and produces fresh and shining green foliage.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: Landscape uses for Ashoka tree, lining a stately driveway beside a tall house privacy screen, tall hedge, architectural accent, noise pollution screen.
Medicinal use: Ashoka tree has many medicinal uses.
The bark is used in traditional medicines to cure a number of gynecological problems.
The pulp of flowers is used as a remedy for dysentery.
Note: Use only after consulting the specialist.
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