Acacia Concinna, Shikakai - Plant

Acacia concinna (Hindi name - Shikakai) is a climber shrub native to Asia, common in the warm plains of central and south India.
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1Acacia Concinna, Shikakai - Plant
26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

About Acacia Concinna

The plants are medium fast growing and which is bushy cum creeper. These plants having curvy thorns, once the plants are developed animals even elephants not able to cross.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Shikakai
Maximum Reachable Height The tree grows upto a height of 12 meters.
Flower Colour Pink
Bloom Time Flowering and fruiting occurs between the months of October to January.
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting and care

  • If there is no rainfall, then regular watering is required at regular intervals.
  • Watering should be given after 15 days of plantation.

    Acacia Concinna care

    Land should be well plough before planting. Keep proper distance between beds in the field.

    Sunlight Full sun.
    Watering Plants requires plenty of water.
    Soil The plants can be grown in moderately fertile. It can also cultivate in neutral to acidic soil.
    Temperature Minimum 18 degrees C.
    Fertilizer FYM should be incorporated in soil at the time of land preparation.

    Acacia Concinna uses

    Medicinal Use:

    • An infusion of the leaves is used in malarial fever
    • A decoction of the pods relieves biliousness and acts as a purgative
    • It is used to remove dandruff
    • An ointment, prepared from the ground pods, is good for skin diseases
    • The pods are reported to be used in north Bengal for poisoning fish
    • The shikakai fruits are having good market, which will fetch good prices, these dried fruits are used to manufacture in herbal products and shampoo

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Acacia a flowering plant?

    Yes, Acacia is a flowering plant that has small creamy white, pale yellow or bright yellow.

    What is Acacia plant?

    Acacia is commonly known as the wattles or acacias. They often have many small oval leaves along with their leaflets. This gives them the appearance of a double-sided comb. These leaflets attach to the main stem by a leaf stalk called a leaf petiole.

    How to plant Acacia seeds?

    To grow Acacia plant through seed consider the following points 1. Use a pot with having a 7-inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the pot with well-drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. 4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light. Seeds will germinate within a week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    When to plant Acacia trees?

    You can plant Acacia tree in the fall(sep-nov) or spring season(Feb-march).

    How to look after Acacia plant?

    They often have many small oval leaves along with their leaflets. This gives them the appearance of a double-sided comb. These leaflets attach to the main stem by a leaf stalk called a leaf petiole. The foliage is typically bright green or bluish-green and the small blooms may be creamy white, pale yellow or bright yellow.

    How to grow Acacia seeds?

    You can grow Acacia seed in the pot as well as in-ground. Consider the following points to Acacia seeds. 1. Pot size up to 7 upper diameter inch with a drainage hole. 2.Fill the pot with well-drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water. 3. Sunlight- 4-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 4. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich. 5. Water-Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 6. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Where to plant Acacia?

    You can plant Acacia outdoor where it will get 4-6 hrs of direct sunlight.

    Is Acacia a desert plant?

    Yes, Acasia is a desert plant.

    Is Acacia a medicinal plant?

    Yes, as per the published research Acacia is a medicinal plant.



    Reviews

    Friday, 14 February 2020

    Can be kept in semi shade areas

    Arianna Amit

    Thursday, 14 November 2019

    This is easy to grow with low maintenance requirements

    Vipin Thamburam Kandy

    Wednesday, 13 November 2019

    I like very much this product.also i received a free gift on my order,i suggest everyone to buy N.L.

    Joshi Prisy

    Saturday, 02 November 2019

    Thanks for the extra seeds

    Joshi Prisy

    Thursday, 31 October 2019

    Online Plants sell the Super Model of plants!

    Anil kumar

    Sunday, 27 October 2019

    "I ve bought quite a few of these and are growing very well.

    jeetendra

    Sunday, 27 October 2019

    It came well packed and is exactly how they show it

    Divya

    Sunday, 27 October 2019

    "I ve bought quite a few of these and are growing very well.

    Ankita Sinha

    Friday, 11 October 2019

    They are the most beautiful, glossy, healthy plants I ve ever seen.

    Priscilla J John

    Friday, 11 October 2019

    Do you provide the plant with soil, and in grown condition?

    Marudadu RajyaLakshmi

    Sunday, 06 October 2019

    Awesome packing for live plant.?

    Vijayalakshmi Kesharwalaa

    Tuesday, 01 October 2019

    Is the item durable?

    Selvi

    Monday, 30 September 2019

    What is Botanical name of this plant?

    Anusha B

    Monday, 30 September 2019

    This plants collection is awesome!!! I would recommend it to everyone.

    Ravinder Jakhar

    Sunday, 01 July 2018

    Tried my self 90% germination rate.Go for it

    Swati Singh

    Saturday, 30 June 2018

    Brilliant stuff, highly recommended.

    Sriram Sena

    Tuesday, 12 June 2018

    Easy plant to grow quickly and provide the rooms with a colourful leaf display

    Azra Shejwalkar

    Sunday, 10 June 2018

    Does it comes with soil?

    Sriram Sena

    Thursday, 31 May 2018

    What can i do to maintain my plant?

    Arshiya Zafar

    Friday, 25 May 2018

    Ideal plant for green gift

    V Srinivas Rao

    Wednesday, 16 May 2018

    Keep it away from harsh direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.

    Shalini Sharma

    Thursday, 10 May 2018

    Nurserylive have adorned my garden, really beautiful!! I

    Ashima Gulia

    Tuesday, 08 May 2018

    Ideal plant for green gift

    Gaurav Narwania

    Monday, 07 May 2018

    How many plants like this needed for a 500 SQFT living hall

    Joshi Prisy

    Sunday, 27 August 2017

    Perfect product to improve the ambience in your home and give it a fresh look!

    Azra Shejwalkar

    Saturday, 19 August 2017

    Excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though

    Indrish

    Friday, 18 August 2017

    ?Is it real plant or artificial ???

    Gajanan C Ghule

    Wednesday, 07 June 2017

    Very much happy with the product and service.

    shailendra Singh

    Sunday, 30 April 2017

    Nice packing & plants,like professional brand..

    Sneha Priya Makani

    Friday, 21 April 2017

    I received product with very good quality. But its not as per there image.

    Pooja Uppu

    Saturday, 25 February 2017

    How many plants like this needed for a 500 SQFT living hall

    Ashish Bhujbal

    Tuesday, 03 January 2017

    Really very good product i have purchase one plant pack .

    Sumit Singh

    Tuesday, 13 December 2016

    Can you ensure that your packaging will not spoil the plant.

    Vijayalakshmi Kesharwalaa

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