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Rajnigandha, Tuberose - Plant

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Description

The tuberose is a night-blooming plant native to Mexico, as is every other known species of Polianthes.It grows in elongated spikes up to 45 cm (18 in) long that produce clusters of fragrant waxy white flowers that bloom from the bottom towards the top of the spike. It has long, bright green leaves clustered at the base of the plant and smaller, clasping leaves along the stem.

Sr Item name
1 Rajnigandha, Tuberose - Plant
2 5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Polianthes tuberosa, the tuberose, is a perennial plant related to the agaves, extracts of which are used as a note in perfumery. The common name derives from the Latin tuberosa, meaning swollen or tuberous in reference to its root system.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 12 inch (30 cm)
Plant Spread 3 inch (8 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Bone flower
Maximum Reachable Height 2 to 3 feet
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Late summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

When blooms are spent and foliage is yellowed, bulbs must be dug up and stored for winter protection in northern areas. Tuberose plant info varies as to which gardening zones can leave the bulbs in the ground over the winter. All recommend spring planting, but autumn digging and storage is said by some to be necessary in all but zones 9 and 10.

Rajnigandha care

Keep the soil consistently moist before and during the period of bloom that occurs in late summer.Enrich poor soil with compost and organic amendments to increase drainage and texture for the best show of tuberose flowers. Best results of blooms come from the cultivar Mexican Single, which is highly fragrant

Sunlight Full Sun
Watering Medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 70 to 75 degrees C (21 to 24 degrees C.)
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Rajnigandha uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • Ayurvedic

Culinary Use:

  • Leaves

It contains

SrItem name
1Rajnigandha, Tuberose - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Frequently Asked Questions

When to plant rajnigandha bulbs?

Rajanigandha bulbs are planted in early spring season(Feb-March).

When to plant rajnigandha bulbs in india?

To plant Rajnigandha bulbs in India February-March month is best suited.

How to grow rajnigandha plant?

Rajnigandha plant is grown by seeds and bulbs. Consider the following points to grow plant. 1. Sunlight- at least 4-6 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

How to propagate rajnigandha plant?

You can propagate Rajnigandha through Bulbs 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 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

How to plant rajnigandha bulbs?

To plant Rajnigandha bulbs consider the following points. 1. To grow Rajnigandha bulbs in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil which is rich in organic content and place the Rajnigandha bulb in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives at least 4-6 hours of direct bright sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct bright sunlight for 4-6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water. General caring tips- Plant should get 4-6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June July).

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