Grow an excellent, therapeutic and hardy Sagargota plant at your home easily.
Sagargota is perennial evergreen prickly shrub in Fabaceae family. A large straggling, very thorny shrub its branches are armed with hooks and straight, hard, yellow prickles. The seeds are globular, hard, bluish grey with a smooth shiny surface.
||12 inch (30 cm)
||5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Sagargoti, Gajra, kanchak,Fever nut, Bonduc nut
|Maximum Reachable Height
||20 to 40 feet
||June to July
||Easy to grow
Planting and care
Plant care is not difficult but does require vigilance. The vines need to be trained early when they are young. You may use plant ties or just weave them through trellis sections. Fertilize the plant in spring just before new growth appears.
Sagargota careKeep the plant in natural indirect bright Light. Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
|| More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day.
Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
Grow well in pH range of 5.5 to 7
||40 to 45 degrees F
||During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
- It is used to treat colic, convulsions, leprosy, and palsy
- The oil from the seeds is said to soften the skin and remove pimples