It is a non-aromatic herb. The leaves of this plant are succulent, oblong and 4to6 mm (0.16 to 0.24 in) thick. Leaves are oblanceolate and are arranged oppositely (opposite decussate) on the stem. The flowers are small, actinomorphic and white, with four to five petals. Its ability to grow in water makes it a popular aquarium plant. It can even grow in slightly brackish conditions.
Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, fertile, well-drained loams, but adapts to a wide range of soil conditions. Good tolerance for urban conditions. Tolerant of heavy pruning, and may be grown as a hedge.
9 inch (23 cm)
5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Every leaf has a growth bud, so removing old flower blossoms encourages the plant to make more flowers instead of using the energy to make seeds.
Clean away from around the base of the rosebushes any trimmed debris that can harbor disease and insects.
Bacopa Monnieri care
Bacopa Monnieri can grow in full to partial sunlight and provide it consistently moist. Prefer slightly acid soil for planting. Water should be done early in the morning.
Full sun to part shade
33 to 42 Degrees C
Apply any organic fertilizer
Bacopa Monnieri special feature
Shade, lawn tree or street tree. Prune for use as hedge or screen. From a landscape standpoint, many consider this species to be the best of the lindens.
Bacopa Monnieri uses
The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Frequently Asked Questions
How to plant brahmi at home?
To plant Brahmi consider the following points.
1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 5-7 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil which is rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot.
3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil.
4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct bright sunlight for more than 6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water. General caring tips- Plant should get more than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June July).
Where is brahmi plant found in india?
This creeping herb is found growing along the canals and water bodies and in marshy area throughout India.
How to identify brahmi plant?
Brahmi is botanically known as Bacopa monnieri and it is a perennial, creeping herb in the family Scrophulariaceae. The leaves of this plant are succulent and relatively thick. Leaves are oblanceolate and are arranged oppositely on the stem. Small flowers are borne in leaf axils.
What is brahmi plant called in english?
In english Brahmi plant called as Bacopa monnieri
How to grow brahmi plant in water?
Two or three Brahmi stems with roots can be planted in one pot. The irrigation should be planned in a way that always keeps moisture on top of the soil. Once the plant begins to flourish, stems with leaves can be cut as per the need
How to grow brahmi plant at home?
Brahmi Plant is grown by cuttings. Consider the following points to grow plant. 1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich.
3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July).
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Which part of brahmi plant is of medicinal importance?
The whole plant including the flowers can be used for medicinal purposes.Note- Please consults your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts.
What are some medicinal uses of brahmi plant?
Brahmi is excellent for improving your brain functions and strengthening your memory. It enhances the three aspects of memory which include long term memory, short term memory and the retaining capacity. Brahmi has a cooling property which keeps the mind calm and free of anxiety. It also promotes sound sleep." Here are eight wonderful benefits of Brahmi and how it can help you achieve good health. Note- Please consults your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts.
What is brahmi plant?
Bacopa monnieri is a perennial, creeping herb in the family Scrophulariaceae
Sunday, 01 March 2020
Great plant for a green gift
Tuesday, 25 February 2020
It is easiest to grow houseplant.
Tuesday, 04 February 2020
Today i got this plant...the colour of leaves touches heart.