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Giloy Plant, Gulvel - Plant

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Description

Malabar Gullbe, Chinese tinospora

Sr Item name
1 Giloy Plant, Gulvel - Plant
2 5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Gulbel is a native plant from India, also known to be found in Far East, primarily in rainforests. The plant is climbing shrub with heart-shaped leaves. It has stems about 6 cm in diameter, with light grey, papery bark.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 6.5 inch (17 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Indian Tinospora, Heartleaved moonseed, Heart-leaved tinospora, Indian tinospora, tinospora gulancha, Giloy, Gurach,Gulvel,Ambarvel,amrita,amritavalli,guduchi,Batindu, Gilogularich,Gurjo
Maximum Reachable Height 0.5 to 3 ft.
Flower Colour Small, yellow or green coloured occur in cluste
Bloom Time Bloom during summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Soak the seeds in water the night before planting.
  • In spring, sow seeds 1/4 in inch deep and approximately 18 in inch apart.
  • Cover with soil and water well.
  • Keep the soil moist until the seeds germinate.
  • When seeds germinate pour liquid fertilizer over the seedlings, making sure to wet all of the leaves.
  • Add a thin layer of straw mulch to hold in the moisture and help prevent weeds.
  • Malabar spinach dose not have many pests or diseases.
  • If the plant gets too big, simply cut it back.
  • Giloy Plant care


    Malabar spinach is a vining tropical plant that is grown as an annual in cooler climates. It is cultivated for its edible stems and leaves. There are two main varieties: red-stemmed and white-stemmed. This fast-growing leafy vegetable is easily started from seed sown directly in the garden.
    Malabar spinach prefers a sunny site with fertile, well-drained soil. Work a generous amount of organic soil conditioner into the soil with a garden fork. Add some slow-release 10-10-10 fertilizer to the site as well.

    Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 28- 35 degree Celsius
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Giloy Plant special feature

  • you eat the leaves and the stems, Malabar spinach can be harvested as soon as the main stem is growing well.
  • Snip the leaves and tender stems with scissors as needed. Harvest before the vine flowers for the best flavor.
  • Giloy Plant uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • Unverified information The herb has a long history in use by practitioners of Ayurved
    • Known by its practitioners to treat convalescence from severe illness, arthritis (or joint diseases), liver disease, eye diseases, urinary problems, anemia, cancer, diarrhea, and diabetes
    • Also, help remove toxins from the body
    • The plant is cultivated by stem cutting in the month of May-June and used in Tibetan medicine
    • The herb is known to have a sweet, bitter and acid taste
    • Extracted from the stem and root is a nutrient starch used to treat chronic diarrhea and dysentery
    • According to a legend, the herb is known locally as giloy or heavenly elixir : Kept the angels eternally young

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How to identify giloy plant?

    The stem is whitish to grey in shade and it can grow to a thickness of 1-5 cm. Leaves of giloy are heart-shaped and thin. It bears greenish-yellow flowers during summer months while the fruits of giloy plant are more commonly seen in winters. Giloy fruits are greenish drupes which become red on maturity.

    How giloy plant looks like?

    The stem is whitish to grey in shade and it can grow to a thickness of 1-5 cm. Leaves of giloy are heart-shaped and thin. It bears greenish-yellow flowers during summer months while the fruits of giloy plant are more commonly seen in winters. Giloy fruits are greenish drupes which become red on maturity.

    How to grow giloy plant?

    Giloy plant is grown by seeds and cuttings. Consider the following points to grow plant.
    1. Pot size 5 inches upper diameter with a drainage hole.
    2. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.
    3. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich.
    4. Water-Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
    5. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season. Note- for more details on growing please check above description on nurserylive.com

    How to plant giloy in pot?

    To grow plant through seed consider the following points
    1. Use a pot having 5 inch upper diameter and drainage holes.
    2. Fill the pot with well drained soil. To sow seeds make a hole about 1/2 inch in soil, place seeds in it, cover with soil and apply water.
    3. Maintain the moisture in soil by applying water if soil in pot (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch.
    4. Keep the pot at a location receiving indirect bright light. Seeds will germinate within a week. To grow plant through cuttings 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 more than 6 hours of direct sunlight.

    Note - For further details check the product description on nursurylive.com.

    What is giloy plant?

    Giloy scientific name is Tinospora cordifolia. It belongs to the Menispermaceae family.

    How is giloy plant?

    Giloy plant is grown by seeds and cuttings. Consider the following points to grow plant.
    1. Pot size 5 inches upper diameter inch with drainage hole.
    2. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.
    3. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich.
    4. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
    5. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season. Note- for more details on growing please check above description on nurserylive.com

    How to plant giloy at home?

    How to plant giloy at home Giloy plant is grown by seeds and cuttings. Consider the following points to grow plant.
    1. Pot size 5 inches upper diameter inch with drainage hole.
    2. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.
    3. Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich.
    4. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
    5. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season. Note- for more details on growing please check above description on nurserylive.com

    What is giloy plant called in hindi?

    In hindi Giloy plant called guduchi and giloy.

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