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|1||Clitoria Ternatea, Gokarna (Blue) - Plant|
|2||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)|
About Clitoria Ternatea
Clitoria ternatea a perennial leguminous flowering herb belonging to the Fabaceae family and commonly known as blue pea, butterfly pea and Darwin pea.This wonderful twining plant generously bears quite large flowers which are a beautiful shade of vivid cobalt blue with a white throat.
The flowers are presented upside down - the keel petal appears on the top rather than the underside.It produces slender new annual stems that grow up to 3 metres long from the woody base each year.
|Plant Height||17 inch (43 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||6 inch (15 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Asian pigeonwings, bluebellvine, blue pea, butterfly pea, cordofan pea and Darwin pea, Aparajita, Gokarna.|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||15 to 25 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Blue|
|Bloom Time ||June|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow.|
Planting and care
Keep the plant outdoor with bright direct natural light. Soil The soil should be well drained and rich in organic content for growing Gokarna plant. Watering Water the plant when the top soil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch. Do not overwater the plant. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Application of Fertilizer During the main growing season (April - August) feed the Gokarna plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily. Re-potting When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer. Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in a shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition. For re-potting procedure click here
Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.
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 overwater the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes. Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.
Clitoria Ternatea care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location: Check the moisture in the soil before watering it. Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Keep the plant in indirect bright light. Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it. Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight ||Bright natural light.|
|Watering ||Water the plant when the top soil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch. Do not overwater the plant. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.|
|Soil ||Well-draining and nutrient-rich. |
|Temperature ||19 to 28 degrees C.|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer.|
Clitoria Ternatea special feature
Grown on a support such as a trellis. Weave through a hedge.
Clitoria Ternatea uses
- The plant is used for an ornamental purpose
- The flowers are mixed with water in a preparation used to treat eye problems
The roots are bitter, powerfully cathartic, diuretic and purgative
The seeds contain fixed oil, a bitter resinous principle, and tannins
Note: Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Clitoria Ternatea?
Clitoria Ternatea is commonly known as Asian pigeonwings, bluebellvine, blue pea, butterfly pea, cordofan pea and Darwin pea, Aparajita, Gokarna.
How tall do Clitoria Ternatea grow?
On average Clitoria Ternatea grows 15 to 25 feet
What color are Clitoria Ternatea?
A Clitoria Ternatea plant bears flowers of color Blue
When Clitoria Ternatea blooms?
With enough light, Clitoria Ternatea may produce Blue flowers in June
How hard is Clitoria Ternatea to grow?
A Clitoria Ternatea is Easy to grow.
How much sunlight does a Clitoria Ternatea need?
A Clitoria Ternatea prefers Bright natural light.
How much water does a Clitoria Ternatea need?
A Clitoria Ternatea prefers watering Water the plant when the top soil (1-2 inch) in pot feels dry to touch. Do not overwater the plant. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
What kind of soil does a Clitoria Ternatea need?
A Clitoria Ternatea prefers Well-draining and nutrient-rich.
What temperature does a Clitoria Ternatea like?
A Clitoria Ternatea prefers 19 to 28 degrees C.
How often should I fertilize my Clitoria Ternatea?
To encourage Clitoria Ternatea growth, Apply any organic fertilizer.
Friday, 14 February 2020
Great plant for a green gift
Sunday, 01 July 2018
Can this grown in hot places.
Friday, 29 June 2018
This plant can be planted in a simple pot.
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