Kuchala is a slow growing beautiful deciduous to semi evergreen tree growing commonly in shady areas. On an average, it attains a height of 10 to 12 m but grows even taller up to 2m if it gets a favorable condition. Branches are irregular, covered with a smooth ash-colored bark.
Young shoots are deep green, shiny. Oppositely arranged short-stalked leaves are elliptic, shiny, smooth on both sides. Flowers are small, greenish-white, funnel-shaped, borne in small clusters at the end of branches They have a disagreeable smell.
|Plant Height||13 inch (33 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||5 inch (13 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Nux Vomica, Poison Nut, Kucchla|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||10 to 12 m |
|Flower Colour ||Greenish-white|
|Bloom Time ||Cold season|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow |
Planting and careWeeding should be done after two months of planting and whenever required. As the plants grow tall then no regular weeding is required.
The fruits are small berry of a size of small orange, brownish yellow in colour, contain a large amount of gelatinuous pulp in which 1 to 5 seeds are. embeded. The seeds are disclike, 4-5 mm thick and irregularly curved. Very bitter in taste.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||35 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer
Kuchla special feature
Seed is the most used part of this herb. Rarely, root bark is also used. It should be purified before using for medicinal purposes.
- The plant is used for an ornamental purpose
- Taking nux vomica for more than a week, or in high amounts of 30 mg or more, can cause severe side effects like restlessness, dizziness, back stiffness, spasms of jaw and neck, convulsions, seizures, wheezing, breathing problems, liver failure and deat
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Kuchla ?
Kuchla is commonly known as Nux Vomica, Poison Nut, Kucchla
How tall do Kuchla grow?
On average Kuchla grows 10 to 12 m
What color are Kuchla ?
A Kuchla plant bears flowers of color Greenish-white
When Kuchla blooms?
With enough light, Kuchla may produce Greenish-white flowers in Cold season
How hard is Kuchla to grow?
How much sunlight does a Kuchla need?
A Kuchla prefers Full Sun
How much water does a Kuchla need?
A Kuchla prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Kuchla need?
A Kuchla prefers Well-drained soil
What temperature does a Kuchla like?
A Kuchla prefers 35 degrees C
How often should I fertilize my Kuchla ?
To encourage Kuchla growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Sunday, 09 February 2020
Very nice plant ...n very neatly packed
Monday, 25 November 2019
Great plant..looked nice.
Monday, 25 November 2019
I m really impressed with this plant properties.
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