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Pandanus tectorius

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Description

Screwpine is a small evergreen tree with conspicuous prop roots and prickly stems. The aerial roots yield a decoction that is used as a beverage in the treatment of blennorrhoea.

It is erect, branched small tree, growing 3 to 5 meters high, the trunk bearing many prop roots.

Leaves are spirally crowded toward the ends of the branches, glaucous, linear-lanceolate, slenderly long-acuminate, 3 to 5 centimeters wide, the margins and midrib beneath towards the apex, armed with sharp spiny teeth that point toward the apex of the leaf. Male inflorescence is fragrant, pendulous. Fruit is solitary, pendulous, ellipsoid to globose-ellipsoid, about 20 centimeters long, each composed of 50 to 75 or more, obovoid, angular, fibrous and fleshy drupes, long, narrow below and truncate at the apex; the stone 4- to 10-celled, slightly sulcate between the cells of the apex, becoming yellow-red to bright red-orange at maturity. The decoction of fresh or dried prop root drunk for diuretic effect. Roots used to strengthen the gums. In Ayurveda , leaves used for filarial diseases, leucorrhea, leprosy, smallpox, scabies, syphilis, and leukoderma.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Pandanus tectorius care

Pandanus tectorius uses


Frequently Asked Questions

How to plant Pandanus seed?

To grow plant through seed consider the following points 1. Use a pot having 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the pot with well drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light. Seeds will germinate within a 3-4 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

Pandan plant in water?

Yes,you can grow Pandan plant in water.

How to propagate Pandanus plant?

You can Propagate Pandanus plant by seed, basal sucker division, or large cuttings.

What does the Pandanus plant look like?

Pandanus is commonly known as Pandan. It is an upright, green plant with fan-shaped sprays of long, narrow, blade-like leaves and woody aerial roots.It has fragrant leaves.

Pandan plant growing conditions?

Consider the following growing conditions to grow Pandan plant. 1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

Does pandan plant have seeds?

Yes,Pandan plant have seeds.

What is pandan plant in english?

Screw pine is english name of Pandan plant.

Does pandan plant need sunlight?

Yes,Pandan plant need more than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight.

Where to plant Pandanus?

You can plant a Pandanus plant preferably outdoors at a spot receiving below growing conditions for the plant - 1. Direct bright sunlight for more than 6 hours a day preferably in morning. 2. Soil should be nutrient rich and well drained. 3. Apply Water when soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

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