Acacia Concinna, Shikakai - Plant

Acacia concinna (Hindi name - Shikakai) is a climber shrub native to Asia, common in the warm plains of central and south India.
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1Acacia Concinna, Shikakai - Plant
26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Acacia Concinna

The plants are medium fast growing and which is bushy cum creeper. These plants having curvy thorns, once the plants are developed animals even elephants not able to cross.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Shikakai
Maximum Reachable Height The tree grows upto a height of 12 meters.
Flower Colour Pink
Bloom Time Flowering and fruiting occurs between the months of October to January.
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting and care

  • If there is no rainfall, then regular watering is required at regular intervals.
  • Watering should be given after 15 days of plantation.

    Acacia Concinna care

    Land should be well plough before planting. Keep proper distance between beds in the field.

    Sunlight Full sun.
    Watering Plants requires plenty of water.
    Soil The plants can be grown in moderately fertile. It can also cultivate in neutral to acidic soil.
    Temperature Minimum 18 degrees C.
    Fertilizer FYM should be incorporated in soil at the time of land preparation.

    Acacia Concinna uses

    Medicinal Use:

    • An infusion of the leaves is used in malarial fever
    • A decoction of the pods relieves biliousness and acts as a purgative
    • It is used to remove dandruff
    • An ointment, prepared from the ground pods, is good for skin diseases
    • The pods are reported to be used in north Bengal for poisoning fish
    • The shikakai fruits are having good market, which will fetch good prices, these dried fruits are used to manufacture in herbal products and shampoo

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Acacia Concinna?

    Acacia Concinna is commonly known as Shikakai

    How tall do Acacia Concinna grow?

    On average Acacia Concinna grows The tree grows upto a height of 12 meters.

    What color are Acacia Concinna?

    A Acacia Concinna plant bears flowers of color Pink

    When Acacia Concinna blooms?

    With enough light, Acacia Concinna may produce Pink flowers in Flowering and fruiting occurs between the months of October to January.

    How hard is Acacia Concinna to grow?

    A Acacia Concinna is Easy.

    How much sunlight does a Acacia Concinna need?

    A Acacia Concinna prefers Full sun.

    How much water does a Acacia Concinna need?

    A Acacia Concinna prefers watering Plants requires plenty of water.

    What kind of soil does a Acacia Concinna need?

    A Acacia Concinna prefers The plants can be grown in moderately fertile. It can also cultivate in neutral to acidic soil.

    What temperature does a Acacia Concinna like?

    A Acacia Concinna prefers Minimum 18 degrees C.

    How often should I fertilize my Acacia Concinna?

    To encourage Acacia Concinna growth, FYM should be incorporated in soil at the time of land preparation.



    Reviews

    Friday, 14 February 2020

    Can be kept in semi shade areas

    Arianna Amit

    Thursday, 14 November 2019

    This is easy to grow with low maintenance requirements

    Vipin Thamburam Kandy

    Wednesday, 13 November 2019

    I like very much this product.also i received a free gift on my order,i suggest everyone to buy N.L.

    Joshi Prisy
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