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 Height||13 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 careIn 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.
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.
- 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?
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
Saturday, 14 March 2020
Beautiful plant, arrived in very good condition. Impressive packing. Looking forward to buy one more
Monday, 02 March 2020
Dose u give instructions on how to maintain them??
Thursday, 13 February 2020
Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more
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