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Khus, Vetiver - Plant

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Description

The vetiver bunch grass has a gregarious habit and grows in tufts. Shoots growing from the underground crown make the plant frost and wildfire resistant, and allow it to survive heavy grazing pressure

Chrysopogon zizanioides, commonly known as vetiver is a perennial bunchgrass of the Poaceae family, native to India. In western and northern India, it is popularly known as khus.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 19 inch (48 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Maximum Reachable Height 4 to 6 feet (1.2 to 1.8 m)
Flower Colour Olive green
Bloom Time June to August
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

Place plants in full sun in average, well-drained soil. Drainage is important; dont place where roots will sit in water. Leaves develop best flavor in full sun.

Khus care

Growing plants can be inexpensive, particularly when growing them from seed. Seeds of plants flowers should usually be sown directly into the sunny flower bed, as developing roots do not like to be disturbed.

Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
Watering Medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 25degrees C (77 degrees F).
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Khus special feature

Find Medicinal herb khus khus (Vetiver) uses and pictures. Vetiveria zizanioides has been harvested for 3000 years for its medicinal

Khus uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • The most important chemical constituents present in the plant are benzoic acid, vetiverol, furfurole, and vetivone
  • It is also used for its cooling purpose and used to flavour traditional juice or Sharbat
  • It is also used to make mat and hand fans