About Parijat Tree
Parijat belongs to the Oleaceae family. also called as night-flowering jasmine and Coral Jasmine worldwide.flowers have four to eight petals arranged above a vibrant orange tube in a pinwheel pattern. The tree is sometimes called the tree of sorrow because the flowers lose their brightness during daytime.
These flowers blossom between August to December. Beautiful and mysterious plants whose flowers fall on the ground after blooming.
|Plant Height||19 inch (48 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||6 inch (15 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Parijat, Paarijaata, Night-flowering Jasmine, Coral Jasmine.|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 10 meters|
|Flower Colour ||White.|
|Bloom Time ||August to December.
|Difficulty Level ||Easy.|
Planting and care
More than 6 hours of sunlight or 3-6 hours of sunlight with natural bright light for rest of the day. Soil The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content. Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch. Apply water probably morning or evening time. Do not overwater the plant. As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Application of Fertilizer Before the application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer. Plant Protection Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants. For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment. Don'ts Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes. Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.
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Parijat Tree care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location: Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light. Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it. Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight ||More than 6 hours of sunlight or 3-6 hours of sunlight with natural bright light for rest of the day|
|Watering ||Apply 4 cups (Approx. 200 ml) water when the topsoil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.|
|Soil ||Soil should be well-drained and fertile, rich in organic content.|
|Temperature ||16 to 32 Degree Celsius|
|Fertilizer ||Apply organic fertilizer once a month.|
Parijat Tree special feature
Beautiful fragrant flowers.
Parijat Tree uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purposes
Frequently Asked Questions
How to grow Parijat plant?
To grow Parijat plant at your home consider the following points.
1. Sunlight- At least 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.
2.Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich.
3.Water-Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch ( approx 200 ml).
How to grow Parijat from seed?
To grow Parijat plant from seed consider the following plants 1. Select healthy and matured seed. 2. Soak the seed in water or directly sow into seed bed or grow bags (7-10 inches). 3. Place seed horizontally in growing bags with a suitable potting mixture or on seedbed and cover with 1-inch soil layer. 4. Gently spray the water.
How to grow Parijat from cuttings?
To propagate parijat take pencil size cutting of well mature stem to a length of 16-18 cm and remove any flowers, leaves from it. Then dip bottom of the b cutting it in rooting hormone, and Place the 3/4 portion cutting into a small container with well-draining soil and water the plant.
What is Parijat tree in hindi called?
Parijat tree in hindi called as Harsingar.
What is Parijat plant?
Nyctanthes arbortristis popularly known as
Parijataka, Night Jasmine or Harsinghar is flowering small tree.
Does Parijat flower?
Yes, Parijat is a small flowering tree and flowers throughout the year.
Can Parijat be grown in a pot?
Yes, you can grow Parijat in the pot (12-15 inches)
How to use Parijat leaves?
New leaves of parijat plant are used in cooking for different recipe mainly in curry recipe to give it a distinct bitterness.Used only after consulting the Health specialist.
What is Parijat flower called in english?
Parijat flower called in english as Nyctanthes.
Where to plant Parijatham?
To grow Parijat plant at your home consider the following points. 1. Sunlight- At least 3-6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required. 2.Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3.Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
Do Parijat leaves cure arthritis?
Parijat is widely used in the Ayurvedic system of medicine. Used only after consulting the Health specialist.
When does Parijat flower?
Parija flowering time is December but blooms throughout the year, heavily in the summer season.
How tall does Parijat grow?
Parijat grow up to 10 meter tall.
Does Parijat attract snakes?
No, Parijat plant does not attract snakes
Friday, 13 March 2020
Plant was healthy and growing.Delivered in well packed protective method. Appreciable. Thank you
Wednesday, 04 March 2020
My plant is growing well, but I my area lot of spider mites are present, how to deal with that. Do you keep some predatory mites on the plant before sending? Then I should be careful not to spray anything.
Friday, 28 February 2020
Grown in coco-peat and hence requires less water while being relatively insect free.
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