Giloy Plant, Gulvel - Plant

Malabar Gullbe, Chinese tinospora
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25 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Giloy Plant

Gulbel is a native plant from India, also known to be found in Far East, primarily in rainforests. The plant is climbing shrub with heart-shaped leaves. It has stems about 6 cm in diameter, with light grey, papery bark.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height6.5 inch (17 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Indian Tinospora, Heartleaved moonseed, Heart-leaved tinospora, Indian tinospora, tinospora gulancha, Giloy, Gurach,Gulvel,Ambarvel,amrita,amritavalli,guduchi,Batindu, Gilogularich,Gurjo
Maximum Reachable Height 0.5 to 3 ft.
Flower Colour Small, yellow or green coloured occur in clusters.
Bloom Time Bloom during summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Soak the seeds in water the night before planting.
  • In spring, sow seeds 1/4 in inch deep and approximately 18 in inch apart.
  • Cover with soil and water well.
  • Keep the soil moist until the seeds germinate.
  • When seeds germinate pour liquid fertilizer over the seedlings, making sure to wet all of the leaves.
  • Add a thin layer of straw mulch to hold in the moisture and help prevent weeds.
  • Malabar spinach dose not have many pests or diseases.
  • If the plant gets too big, simply cut it back.
  • Giloy Plant care


    Malabar spinach is a vining tropical plant that is grown as an annual in cooler climates. It is cultivated for its edible stems and leaves. There are two main varieties: red-stemmed and white-stemmed. This fast-growing leafy vegetable is easily started from seed sown directly in the garden.

    Malabar spinach prefers a sunny site with fertile, well-drained soil. Work a generous amount of organic soil conditioner into the soil with a garden fork. Add some slow-release 10-10-10 fertilizer to the site as well.

    Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 28- 35 degree Celsius
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Giloy Plant special feature

  • you eat the leaves and the stems, Malabar spinach can be harvested as soon as the main stem is growing well.
  • Snip the leaves and tender stems with scissors as needed. Harvest before the vine flowers for the best flavor.
  • Giloy Plant uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • Unverified information The herb has a long history in use by practitioners of Ayurved
    • Known by its practitioners to treat convalescence from severe illness, arthritis (or joint diseases), liver disease, eye diseases, urinary problems, anemia, cancer, diarrhea, and diabetes
    • Also, help remove toxins from the body
    • The plant is cultivated by stem cutting in the month of May-June and used in Tibetan medicine
    • The herb is known to have a sweet, bitter and acid taste
    • Extracted from the stem and root is a nutrient starch used to treat chronic diarrhea and dysentery
    • According to a legend, the herb is known locally as giloy or "heavenly elixir": Kept the angels eternally young

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Giloy Plant?

    Giloy Plant is commonly known as Indian Tinospora, Heartleaved moonseed, Heart-leaved tinospora, Indian tinospora, tinospora gulancha, Giloy, Gurach,Gulvel,Ambarvel,amrita,amritavalli,guduchi,Batindu, Gilogularich,Gurjo

    How tall do Giloy Plant grow?

    On average Giloy Plant grows 0.5 to 3 ft.

    What color are Giloy Plant?

    A Giloy Plant plant bears flowers of color Small, yellow or green coloured occur in clusters.

    When Giloy Plant blooms?

    With enough light, Giloy Plant may produce Small, yellow or green coloured occur in clusters. flowers in Bloom during summer

    How hard is Giloy Plant to grow?

    A Giloy Plant is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Giloy Plant need?

    A Giloy Plant prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade

    How much water does a Giloy Plant need?

    A Giloy Plant prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Giloy Plant need?

    A Giloy Plant prefers well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Giloy Plant like?

    A Giloy Plant prefers 28- 35 degree Celsius

    How often should I fertilize my Giloy Plant?

    To encourage Giloy Plant growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



    Reviews

    Sunday, 19 January 2020

    Very nice plant to have.

    Elton Almeida

    Wednesday, 27 November 2019

    Can i keep it in my ac room?

    Madhu Grover

    Wednesday, 13 November 2019

    How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?

    Seema Malgi
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