Malabar nut is a small evergreen, the sub-herbaceous bush which grows commonly in open plains, especially in the lower Himalayas. It is is an erect, shrub with few branches to many branches. The Leaves are 10 to 16 cms in length, minutely hairy and broadly lanceolate.
A herbal plant which requires very little watering and is an extremely hardy plant is Malabar nut.
|Plant Height||18 inch (46 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||5 inch (13 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Malabar nut, adulsa, adhatoda, vasa, vasaka|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 14 feet|
|Flower Colour ||White|
|Bloom Time ||February-March|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and careWater a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am.
You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector.
You should prune and fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season.
When a plant grows beyond its limit and pot size not providing enough space for the spread of roots, re-pot with fresh soil and some fertilizer.
While re-potting, try not to disturb the roots. Avoid any drastic change in the provided environment otherwise, the plants may get stress/shock.
It requires a tropical or sub-tropical climate and is damaged to some extent by frost in winter. Prefers a sunny position, tolerating light shade. This plant is propagated through seeds or vegetative cuttings.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun|
|Soil ||well-drained soil |
|Temperature ||Full to partial sunlight|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
|Harvest Season ||The young tender shoots are harvested.|
Vasaka special feature
- The plant is used for the ornamental purpose
- Unverified information Adhatoda is useful for curing coughs, colds and asthma and is easy to administer
- It has been used for centuries and is mentioned in Sanskrit scriptures
- Note: Use only after the consulting the specialist
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Vasaka?
Vasaka is commonly known as Malabar nut, adulsa, adhatoda, vasa, vasaka
How tall do Vasaka grow?
On average Vasaka grows Up to 14 feet
What color are Vasaka?
A Vasaka plant bears flowers of color White
When Vasaka blooms?
With enough light, Vasaka may produce White flowers in February-March
How hard is Vasaka to grow?
How much sunlight does a Vasaka need?
A Vasaka prefers Full Sun
How much water does a Vasaka need?
A Vasaka prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Vasaka need?
A Vasaka prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Vasaka like?
A Vasaka prefers Full to partial sunlight
How often should I fertilize my Vasaka?
To encourage Vasaka growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Sunday, 15 March 2020
Very happy with product. All the leaves were green and fresh. A very nice product in such a affordable price
Sunday, 01 March 2020
I received product with very good quality. But its not as per there image.
Saturday, 22 February 2020
Great plant..looked nice n fresh wen i received ..Highly recommend it!
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