Star Gooseberry, Harfarauri - Plant

Phyllanthus acidus


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About Star Gooseberry

Phyllanthus acidus, known as the Otaheite gooseberry, Malay gooseberry, Tahitian gooseberry, country gooseberry, star gooseberry, starberry, West India gooseberry, grosella, jimbilin, damsel, karamay,layuan,.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Phyllanthus acidus
Maximum Reachable Height 25-30 ft
Flower Colour green
Bloom Time june to august
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Well-drained, loamy to light heavy soil that is deep and rich in organic matter is required for growing amla tree. A pH level can be between slightly acidic to slightly alkaline. The waterlogged and clay-rich soil is detrimental and must be avoided, same is the case with too sandy soils.
Regular and abundant watering is essential at the young age. Once the tree gets established it doesn’t require regular and frequent watering. However, you can water the plant during the period of active growth or in a drought like conditions in summer. Watering 2-3 times in a month in summer is sufficient for a mature tree. In any case, water stagnation must be avoided.

Star Gooseberry care

It can be started from seeds, from budding or air layering. But the better option is to buy a grafted tree from a nursery. As amla tree takes around 5 years to start producing fruits when propagated from seeds.

Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 70 F
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Star Gooseberry special feature

They do benefit however from a good regular source of potassium. The ideal solution is to feed the plants monthly from early spring up to around harvest time with liquid tomato feed - see the container instructions for dilution rates.

Star Gooseberry uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Star Gooseberry?

Star Gooseberry is commonly known as Phyllanthus acidus

How tall do Star Gooseberry grow?

On average Star Gooseberry grows 25-30 ft

What color are Star Gooseberry?

A Star Gooseberry plant bears flowers of color green

When Star Gooseberry blooms?

With enough light, Star Gooseberry may produce green flowers in june to august

How hard is Star Gooseberry to grow?

A Star Gooseberry is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Star Gooseberry need?

A Star Gooseberry prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade

How much water does a Star Gooseberry need?

A Star Gooseberry prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a Star Gooseberry need?

A Star Gooseberry prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Star Gooseberry like?

A Star Gooseberry prefers 70 F

How often should I fertilize my Star Gooseberry?

To encourage Star Gooseberry growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


Friday, 08 November 2019

can I grow absolutely indoor or outdoor? or partly indoor or outdoor?


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