Enhance the beauty of your outdoor garden by growing a long lasting and attractive Abuli plant.
||Abuli, Firecracker Flower - Plant
||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Firecracker is an erect, evergreen sub shrub in Acanthaceae family. Wavy margined leaves and fan shaped compact flowers are very decorative. Flowers have 3 to 5 asymmetrical petals. They grow from four sided stalked small spikes and have a tube like stalk.
||18 inch (46 cm)
||5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Firecracker flower, Crossandra plant
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 3 feet
||Throughout the year
||Easy to grow
Planting and careWater a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am.You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector.You should prune and fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season.When a plant grows beyond its limit and pot size not providing enough space for the spread of roots, re-pot with fresh soil and some fertilizer.While re-potting, try not to disturb the roots. Avoid any drastic change in the provided environment otherwise, the plants may get stress/shock.For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.
Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light. Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
||At least 3-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.
Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
Grow well in pH range of 6.5 to 7.5
||20 to 35 degrees C
||During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
||Throughout the year
Abuli special feature
The dried seeds of this plant will burst in water just like a firecracker.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose as flower bed and mass planting
- These are used for makinggarland, either alone or in combination with jasmine flowers