A drought resistant shrub with milky sap. It is a poisonous plant but with certain medicinal uses. The pods come as twins.
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About Mandar

Calotropis procera is a species of flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae that is native to North Africa, Tropical Africa, Western Asia, South Asia, and Indochina.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height13 inch (33 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Mandar, Rui,Calotropis procera,Rubber bush, apple of Sodom.
Maximum Reachable Height 6 to 8 feet
Flower Colour Pale purple to white
Bloom Time Seasonal bloomer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • In active growth, water freely especially if rainfall is less than 1 inch per week.
  • Keep lilies mulched so that their roots are cool.
  • The mulch should feel moist but not wet.
  • Apply a high-potassium liquid fertilizer every 2 weeks from early spring until 6 weeks after flowering.
  • Mandar care

    If its too shady, the stems will attempt to lean towards the sun or get spindly and fall over. Most of the popular varieties prefer acidic to neutral soil, but some are lime-tolerant or prefer alkaline soils (e.g.Madonna lilies). Loosen the soil to a depth of 12 to 15 inches.

    Sunlight Full sun to part shade
    Watering Dry to medium
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 55 to 60 degree C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Mandar special feature

    Where winter hardy, grow as a hedge or train as a small tree. Where not winter hardy, grow in containers which must be overwintered indoors. Could be grown as an annual where not winter hardy.

    Mandar uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose
    • Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Mandar?

    Mandar is commonly known as Mandar, Rui,Calotropis procera,Rubber bush, apple of Sodom.

    How tall do Mandar grow?

    On average Mandar grows 6 to 8 feet

    What color are Mandar?

    A Mandar plant bears flowers of color Pale purple to white

    When Mandar blooms?

    With enough light, Mandar may produce Pale purple to white flowers in Seasonal bloomer

    How hard is Mandar to grow?

    A Mandar is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Mandar need?

    A Mandar prefers Full sun to part shade

    How much water does a Mandar need?

    A Mandar prefers watering Dry to medium

    What kind of soil does a Mandar need?

    A Mandar prefers Well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Mandar like?

    A Mandar prefers 55 to 60 degree C

    How often should I fertilize my Mandar?

    To encourage Mandar growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


    Sunday, 26 July 2020

    What can i do to maintain my plant?

    Sheela Vijay Kumar

    Tuesday, 21 July 2020

    What are other names of this plant?

    Priya Agarwal

    Saturday, 14 March 2020

    Beautiful plant, arrived in very good condition. Impressive packing. Looking forward to buy one more

    Dhananjay Nigam

    Monday, 02 March 2020

    Dose u give instructions on how to maintain them??

    Namrata Mishra

    Thursday, 13 February 2020

    Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more

    Geetu kaur

    Tuesday, 28 January 2020

    Plant came securely packed.Plant is good, no brown leaves. Hope it grows well

    Anil Nair

    Wednesday, 27 November 2019

    Plant reached in excellent condition along with promised pot

    Mohamed Rasheed

    Tuesday, 19 November 2019

    Exactly what I wanted and couldn t locate in any of our local shops! Thanks


    Tuesday, 12 November 2019

    I have it on my table with a Lucky Bamboo and looks great!

    Pukhrambam Kavita

    Wednesday, 06 November 2019

    Love how cute the plant is..

    Mini P Kartha

    Tuesday, 05 November 2019

    Appealing, elegant and easy to grow plant.

    Yade Dirchi

    Saturday, 02 November 2019

    I am satisfied with the plants.

    Kiran Mayi

    Thursday, 31 October 2019

    I have got a healthy plant with great packageing.Thanks to nurserylive to give me a great satisfaction.

    Sangeeta Chaudhry

    Wednesday, 30 October 2019

    Is this plant low maintenance.

    Akhil Arora

    Wednesday, 30 October 2019

    Received in good condition. Liked them very much!

    Rahul Gupta

    Friday, 11 October 2019

    This is easy to grow with low maintenance requirements

    Jagruti Jain

    Tuesday, 08 October 2019

    Plant received looks good. However, exact review can be given after the plant starts to grow.

    Bala S

    Monday, 07 October 2019

    Amazed us with safe and sound delivery

    Swara Ubale

    Sunday, 17 June 2018

    Is this plant low maintenance.

    Joshi Prisy

    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    I like the plant, this is the only plant survive 7 days in traffic and after 2 days it becomes healthier again.


    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    Great plant..looked nice n fresh wen i received ..Highly recommend it!

    Arshad Khan

    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    Suddenly all my house plants have started blooming and have lush foliage :)

    Vishal Tejaswi

    Thursday, 14 June 2018

    IS this, an indoor plant ????

    Nazneen Shah

    Thursday, 14 June 2018

    As good as shown in the website, plant is healthy. Packing was awesome.

    Radhika Mahajan

    Tuesday, 05 June 2018

    Amazed to see this plant.

    Sunaina Raj

    Tuesday, 05 June 2018

    Do you provide the plant with soil, and in grown condition?


    Saturday, 02 June 2018

    ?How many years will it live?

    Rahul Gupta

    Thursday, 31 May 2018

    Versatile plant that can be kept in sunny or semi-shade environments

    Yasharth Srivastava

    Wednesday, 30 May 2018

    Hope many more to purchase and recommend to buy from this seller without giving room second thought

    Gauri Tewari Awasthi

    Saturday, 26 May 2018

    What are other names of this plant?

    Roopam Shahi

    Saturday, 26 May 2018

    I had ordered this plant...I m very much satisfied with Nurserylive.... :)

    Pawan Nagpal

    Tuesday, 22 May 2018

    Plant received looks good. However, exact review can be given after the plant starts to grow.

    Jayati Das

    Tuesday, 22 May 2018

    Great plant for a green gift

    Pratibha Sharma

    Tuesday, 22 May 2018

    I m really happy to say that your packing is good ,on time delivery all plants are good .


    Sunday, 20 May 2018

    This plant can be grown anywhere in the house in?indirect sunlight.


    Friday, 18 May 2018

    Very much happy with the product and service.

    Pinki paul

    Thursday, 10 May 2018

    Amazed to see this plant.

    Mohan Raj

    Thursday, 10 May 2018

    Plant came securely packed.Plant is good, no brown leaves. Hope it grows well

    Jyoti Dhingra

    Monday, 05 March 2018

    Do you provide the plant with soil, and in grown condition?

    Kuldeep Bishnoi

    Friday, 22 September 2017

    Does it comes with soil?

    Kuldeep Bishnoi

    Saturday, 02 September 2017

    Online Plants sell the Super Model of plants!

    Naryanan Nair

    Wednesday, 30 August 2017

    Nice plant and vase. As well. I like it

    Sangeeta Chaudhry

    Sunday, 27 August 2017

    Is the item durable?

    Parvati Gujju

    Monday, 17 July 2017

    Tried my self 90% germination rate.Go for it

    Pramoda Shetty

    Saturday, 27 May 2017

    This plant is exactly what I wanted.

    Satish Sharma

    Sunday, 21 May 2017

    Looking Good ....survived!!!!!!

    Gaurav Narwania

    Tuesday, 16 May 2017

    is the pot and soil included?


    Monday, 01 May 2017

    Gud quality n healthy plants sent. Excellent packing to ensure plant safety

    Sunjula Daniel

    Tuesday, 11 April 2017

    This plant is very easy to grow.

    Marudadu RajyaLakshmi

    Monday, 13 March 2017

    Nice packing & plants,like professional brand..

    Pratibha Sharma

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