About Thorli Gunj
Leaves are compound bipinnate, green when young, turning yellow when old. The small, yellowish flower grows in dense drooping rat-tail flower heads, almost like cat-tail flower-heads.
Fruits are curved, hanging, green pods that turn brown, coil up and split open as they ripen to reveal small bright red seeds.
Plant grow in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in part shade to full shade.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Red Sandalwood, Coral-wood, Peacock flower fence, Red bead tree, Rakt chandan, Thorla goonj|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||0.75 to 1.50 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Yellowish|
|Bloom Time ||May|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and careDeadhead religiously and keep beds clean. 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 rose bushes any trimmed debris that can harbor disease and insects.
Prefers moist, humusy soils in part shade. Avoid poorly-drained, wet soils, particularly in winter. Slow and difficult to grow from seed.
Thorli Gunj care
The vining varieties require a support structure as some can get 15 feet tall. All plants prefer sun to light shade sites with well-draining and moderately fertile soil. Install the plant in the ground at the same level it was growing in the nursery pot. Most plants are grafted onto the common rootstock because of its superior hardiness.
|Sunlight ||Part shade to full shade|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||64 degrees P to 76 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Thorli Gunj special feature
Best grown in shady areas in a native plant or wildflower garden, woodland garden, rock garden or naturalized area.
Thorli Gunj uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Ancient Indian medicine, the ground seeds are used to treat boils and inflammations
- A decoction of the leaves is used to treat gout and rheumatism
Please consult with your health expert
- The young leaves can be cooked and eaten
- the wood is extremely hard and used in boat-building and making furniture
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Thorli Gunj ?
Thorli Gunj is commonly known as Red Sandalwood, Coral-wood, Peacock flower fence, Red bead tree, Rakt chandan, Thorla goonj
How tall do Thorli Gunj grow?
On average Thorli Gunj grows 0.75 to 1.50 feet
What color are Thorli Gunj ?
A Thorli Gunj plant bears flowers of color Yellowish
When Thorli Gunj blooms?
With enough light, Thorli Gunj may produce Yellowish flowers in May
How hard is Thorli Gunj to grow?
A Thorli Gunj is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Thorli Gunj need?
A Thorli Gunj prefers Part shade to full shade
How much water does a Thorli Gunj need?
A Thorli Gunj prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Thorli Gunj need?
A Thorli Gunj prefers Well-drained soil
What temperature does a Thorli Gunj like?
A Thorli Gunj prefers 64 degrees P to 76 degrees C
How often should I fertilize my Thorli Gunj ?
To encourage Thorli Gunj growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Wednesday, 22 January 2020
I like the plant, this is the only plant survive 7 days in traffic and after 2 days it becomes healthier again.
Sunday, 24 November 2019
excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though.
Friday, 22 November 2019
They are the most beautiful, glossy, healthy plants I ve ever seen.
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