Rajnigandha, Polianthes tuberosa - Plant

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.
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1Rajnigandha, Polianthes tuberosa - Plant
25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Rajnigandha

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 Height12 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

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Rajnigandha?

Rajnigandha is commonly known as Bone flower

How tall do Rajnigandha grow?

On average Rajnigandha grows 2 to 3 feet

What color are Rajnigandha?

A Rajnigandha plant bears flowers of color White

When Rajnigandha blooms?

With enough light, Rajnigandha may produce White flowers in Late summer

How hard is Rajnigandha to grow?

A Rajnigandha is Easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Rajnigandha need?

A Rajnigandha prefers Full Sun

How much water does a Rajnigandha need?

A Rajnigandha prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a Rajnigandha need?

A Rajnigandha prefers Well-drained soil

What temperature does a Rajnigandha like?

A Rajnigandha prefers 70 to 75 degrees C (21 to 24 degrees C.)

How often should I fertilize my Rajnigandha?

To encourage Rajnigandha growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



Reviews

Saturday, 15 February 2020

Great plant, great case, great packaging. If you are planning to buy please go ahead.

Naga Phanesh

Monday, 02 July 2018

"I ve bought quite a few of these and are growing very well.

Vijayalakshmi Kesharwalaa

Monday, 02 July 2018

Easy plant to grow quickly and provide the rooms with a colourful leaf display

Asha
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