About Malabar Nut
Adhatoda vasica is a small evergreen plant, of the Acanthaceae family, with broad, lanceolate leaves measuring 10 to 16 centimeters in length and 5 centimeters wide. They become greenish-brown when dried. They have a smell similar to strong tea.The wood of the stem is soft and makes a great charcoal for gunpowder.
The flower has large, attractive, white petals, streaked with purple on the lower lip. The fruit is a small capsule with four seeds.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||water chestnut, Pachira aquatica 'Lemon Blush'|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||20.00 to 30.00 feet|
|Flower Colour ||golden yellow|
|Bloom Time ||Seasonal bloomer|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to Grow|
Planting and careFor propagation, 15-20cm long terminal cuttings of Vasa are planted in loamy soils with good drainage and high organic content.Regular irrigation and weeding are necessary. Harvesting is at the end of second or third year.
Malabar Nut care
Enjoys a dappled sun / full shade position in your garden and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Malabar Nut is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside.
|Sunlight ||Full sun to part shade|
|Soil ||well-drained soil |
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
|Harvest Season ||December-January|
Malabar Nut special feature
Interesting tropical plant for frost-free areas. Foliage houseplant. Bonsai.
Malabar Nut uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Malabar nut is a plant
- People use the leaf to make medicine
- Malabar nut is used to loosen chest congestion, open the breathing tubes (bronchi), and treat spasms
- Despite its great medicinal value, over dosage of its herbal extract may lead to many ill effects and therefore, it should only be used under medical supervision
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Malabar Nut ?
Malabar Nut is commonly known as water chestnut, Pachira aquatica 'Lemon Blush'
How tall do Malabar Nut grow?
On average Malabar Nut grows 20.00 to 30.00 feet
What color are Malabar Nut ?
A Malabar Nut plant bears flowers of color golden yellow
When Malabar Nut blooms?
With enough light, Malabar Nut may produce golden yellow flowers in Seasonal bloomer
How hard is Malabar Nut to grow?
A Malabar Nut is Easy to Grow
How much sunlight does a Malabar Nut need?
A Malabar Nut prefers Full sun to part shade
How much water does a Malabar Nut need?
A Malabar Nut prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Malabar Nut need?
A Malabar Nut prefers well-drained soil
How often should I fertilize my Malabar Nut ?
To encourage Malabar Nut growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Saturday, 08 February 2020
Just too beautiful! Plant is very positive and green...Feeling so good
Monday, 25 November 2019
Nice packing & plants,like professional brand..
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Appealing, elegant and easy to grow plant.
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