Chlorophytum borivilianum is a herb with lanceolate leaves, from tropical wet forests in peninsular India. The Hindi name is safed musli It is cultivated and eaten.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Maximum Reachable Height
easy to grow
Planting and care
The crop matures in about 90 days under cultivation. At maturity the leaves start yellowing and ultimately dry up from the collar part and fall down.
The crop could thus be harvested when leaves have dried which occurs in the months of September/October.
During digging of plants, fleshy root bunches should be lifted form the soil.
Safed moosli care
Safed Musli requires well drained loamy to sandy loam soils rich in organic matter. Warm and humid climatic condition with good amount of soil moisture during the growing season favour luxuriant vegetative growth and facilitate fleshy root development.
35°C and above
Apply any organic fertilizer
Safed moosli uses
The plant is used for ornamental purpose
The dried roots of asparagus are used in ayurveda as an aphrodisiac
They are available in the market as Safed Musli
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Safed moosli ?
Safed moosli is commonly known as Safed moosli
How tall do Safed moosli grow?
On average Safed moosli grows 15-20 cm
What color are Safed moosli ?
A Safed moosli plant bears flowers of color white
When Safed moosli blooms?
With enough light, Safed moosli may produce white flowers in July.
How hard is Safed moosli to grow?
A Safed moosli is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Safed moosli need?
A Safed moosli prefers Full Sun
How much water does a Safed moosli need?
A Safed moosli prefers watering medium
What kind of soil does a Safed moosli need?
A Safed moosli prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Safed moosli like?
A Safed moosli prefers 35°C and above
How often should I fertilize my Safed moosli ?
To encourage Safed moosli growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Wednesday, 04 December 2019
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