The vetiver bunch grass has a gregarious habit and grows in tufts. Shoots growing from the underground crown make the plant frost and wildfire resistant, and allow it to survive heavy grazing pressure
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About Khus

Chrysopogon zizanioides, commonly known as vetiver is a perennial bunchgrass of the Poaceae family, native to India. In western and northern India, it is popularly known as khus.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height19 inch (48 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Maximum Reachable Height 4 to 6 feet (1.2 to 1.8 m)
Flower Colour Olive green
Bloom Time June to August
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

Place plants in full sun in average, well-drained soil. Drainage is important; dont place where roots will sit in water. Leaves develop best flavor in full sun.

Khus care

Growing plants can be inexpensive, particularly when growing them from seed. Seeds of plants flowers should usually be sown directly into the sunny flower bed, as developing roots do not like to be disturbed.

Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
Watering Medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 25degrees C (77 degrees F).
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Khus special feature

Find Medicinal herb khus khus (Vetiver) uses and pictures. Vetiveria zizanioides has been harvested for 3000 years for its medicinal

Khus uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • The most important chemical constituents present in the plant are benzoic acid, vetiverol, furfurole, and vetivone
  • It is also used for its cooling purpose and used to flavour traditional juice or Sharbat
  • It is also used to make mat and hand fans

Frequently Asked Questions

When to plant Vetiver grass?

To plant Vetiver grass June- July month is best suited.

How to grow Vetiver grass?

Vetiver is propagated from seeds or slips. . Consider the following points to grow Vetiver plant. 1. Sunlight- At least 4-6 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

What does Vetiver plant look like?

Vetiver plant is a perennial bunchgrass belonging to Poaceae family. The vetiver bunch grass has a gregarious habit and grows in tufts.

What is Vetiver plant?

Vetiver is aromatic plant and known for essential oil with a pleasant and persistent odour.

How to plant Vetiver grass?

To plant Vetiver grass consider the following points 1. To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2. Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct or indirect sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving at least 4-6 hours of direct or indirect sunlight a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water. General caring tips- Plant should get 4-6 hours of direct or indirect bright sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July).



Reviews

Sunday, 26 July 2020

Gud quality n healthy plants sent. Excellent packing to ensure plant safety

Pushpa Vinod

Saturday, 25 July 2020

Awesome seeds. All grow and are great.

Mitasha Gupta

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Nice came in good condition

Arunima

Friday, 28 February 2020

Thank you so much... gifted to someone special and he likes it a lot

TAPAN CHAKRABORTY

Thursday, 20 February 2020

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

Anand Prasad

Sunday, 02 February 2020

Very much happy with the product and service.

Sunil Kumar Yadav

Thursday, 28 November 2019

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

dibesh

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Low maintenance perennial indoor potted plant

Radhika Das

Monday, 25 November 2019

Air Purifying Indoor Plant.

Ashish Bhujbal

Sunday, 17 November 2019

I am staying in Bangalore so delivery time may damage the plant?

Asheesh kumar

Sunday, 10 November 2019

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

Bhakti Varma

Wednesday, 06 November 2019

Good growth and 90% germination

Manoj kumar

Saturday, 02 November 2019

Properties of this plant makes it??great houseplants.

Shubh Behal

Thursday, 31 October 2019

I ve never ordered a plant online before. Will the plant not die doing delivery?

Priti Prasad

Thursday, 31 October 2019

Gift for my father and he loved it

Swarnika Raghu

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

A perfect house plant.

Joshi Prisy

Monday, 28 October 2019

This Exotic Plant looks so beautiful.

rashmi gupta

Wednesday, 02 October 2019

Quick delivery, good price

Sanhita Yadav

Monday, 02 July 2018

I had ordered this plant...I m very much satisfied with Nurserylive.... :)

Shahnaz Ahmed

Monday, 02 July 2018

Plant is in very good condition.....Vase is good ..... Packaging is ok..... Jelly balls were broken....

Ritu Singh

Saturday, 30 June 2018

Very nice plant. Beautiful plant. Nurserylive service very good replace policy is very very good.?

Vidysagar Rao Gv

Friday, 29 June 2018

?How many years will it live?

Jeremy Cabral

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Good for the price paid

Shahnaz Ahmed

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Good for the price paid

Grace sheeba

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

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

Palak chordia

Monday, 25 June 2018

Appealing, elegant and easy to grow plant.

soujanya

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

This plant initially takes time to grow.

Suman Goyal

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

A perfect house plant.

Pukhrambam Kavita

Monday, 18 June 2018

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

Srishti Singh

Saturday, 16 June 2018

Absolutely no complaints! Beautiful plant, great packaging, prompt delivery.

Palak Khurana Seth

Friday, 15 June 2018

i am very excited on seeing a live plant online.

Jyoti Dhingra

Friday, 15 June 2018

Thanks Nurserylive. i could not get this product in my area without you!

Shiva Ranjani Reddy

Thursday, 14 June 2018

I Bought this product and received quickly .Quality wise awesome

Pukhrambam Kavita

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Very good plant, very impressive packing, 2-3 leaves were dried. But will give 5 star

Sanjoy Banerjee

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Is it suitable for office premises with no fresh air space

M.P. Tiwary

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Awesome seeds. All grow and are great.

Mohanaraman Sampathkumaran

Monday, 11 June 2018

I have it on my table with a Lucky Bamboo and looks great!

Amandeep Anand

Saturday, 09 June 2018

This plant is exactly what I wanted.

Roopam Shahi

Friday, 08 June 2018

Nice came in good condition

Rahul Gupta

Friday, 08 June 2018

is the pot and soil included?

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Friday, 08 June 2018

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Friday, 08 June 2018

Brilliant stuff, highly recommended.

Reema Sharma

Thursday, 07 June 2018

i am very excited on seeing a live plant online.

Anuj Yadav

Thursday, 07 June 2018

Good packaging and good plants& Nice deals...

Kavita

Thursday, 07 June 2018

Does it comes with soil?

Navodit Ratnam

Wednesday, 06 June 2018

Nice packing & plants,like professional brand..

Sapna

Sunday, 03 June 2018

Received in good condition. Liked them very much!

Pala Varu

Friday, 01 June 2018

I ve never ordered a plant online before. Will the plant not die doing delivery?

Manjuvani Aluri

Friday, 01 June 2018

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Gourishankar Mohapatra

Friday, 01 June 2018

I had ordered this plant...I m very much satisfied with Nurserylive.... :)

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