fb

Or login with below

Annatto, Bixa Orellana, Shendri, Sindur (Orange Color) - Plant

Note: The image is for reference purpose only.
Achiote (Bixa orellana) is a shrub or small tree originating from the tropical region of the Americas. North, Central and South American natives originally used the seeds to make red body paint and lipstick, as well as a spice. For this reason, the achiote is sometimes called the lipstick tree.
Sales price R 404
4.3/5 92 Reviews
( 92 times booked in last 90 days )
8 inch Plastic Pot Free!!
-High Quality 8 inch Plastic Pot with each plant.
-Offer Valid on orders with 3 or more Plants
All India Delivery
100,000 Happy Customers

Deal of the Day
Upto 100% Cashback Today!!
Min 20% cashback guaranteed.
The cashback will be credited on 5-Oct-2017 into nurserylive wallet.

The cashback will be generated on total amount paid for qualified order excluding shipping charges. There will be no minimum purchase limit for cashback coupons.

*No minimum order limit. more details >>

Description for Annatto, Bixa Orellana, Shendri, Sindur (Orange Color)

Annatto is na­tive to South America, and is currently mostly in use as a flavouring and food colouring in Central and Northern South America. In the Carib­bean, the seeds are usually fried in (animal or vegetable) fat; after dis­carding the seeds, the then golden-​yellow fat is used to fry vege­tables or meat.

Common nameFlower coloursBloom timeHeightDifficulty
Annatto, Bixa Orellana, Shendri, Sindur (Orange Color),Achiote, anato, annatto .OrangeLate summer, Early fall, Mid fall, Late fall, Early winter.0.5 to 3ft.Easy to grow

Planting and 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.

SunlightSoilWaterTemperatureFertilizer
Full Sun to Partial ShadeWell-drained soil Medium55°F (13°C).Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Annatto

  • Deadhead to prolong flowering.
  • Maintain moderate soil moisture and fertilize lightly.
  • Zinnias will die with the first frost.

Typical uses of Annatto

Special features: It is also grown in other tropical or subtropical regions of the world, including Central America, Africa and Asia. The heart-shaped fruit are brown or reddish brown at maturity, and are covered with short, stiff hairs.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.

References

  • http://gernot-katzers-spice-pages.com/engl/Bixa_ore.html
  • http://nurserylive.com/buy-medicinal-plants-online-in-india/annatto-bixa-orellana-shendri-sindur-orange-color-1-plants-in-india

Want to write review ?

Click here to Login

What garden lovers say ... ?

5 / 5 Gaurav Narwania 30 August 2017
Came with good package. Nice thick stem and with wet coco peat but nothing came out of the pack. Got a healthy plant
5 / 5 ravi kumar 11 August 2017
Super happy with this. The packaging was great and the plant itself is exactly what I wanted.
1 / 5 Neera Kalra 31 July 2017
The leaves are withered. Not so happy with the quality .
More reviews
Tag cloud : buy online plant annatto, bixa orellana, shendri, sindur (orange color) - plant,buy plants online annatto, bixa orellana, shendri, sindur (orange color) - plant,buy online plants annatto, bixa orellana, shendri, sindur (orange color) - plant,buy plant online annatto, bixa orellana, shendri, sindur (orange color) - plant,buy plants online india annatto, bixa orellana, shendri, sindur (orange color

 

Flat 40% Off Top 5 Plants Pack View All

nurserylive-top-5-fruit-plants
Top 5 Fruits Plants to Grow in Pot
1654 ( 1654 times booked in 90 days )
1350 40% Off

Upto 100% CashBack
nurserylive-5961-top-6-cute-succulents-(1)
Top 6 Cute Succulents
962 ( 962 times booked in 90 days )
1025 40% Off

Upto 100% CashBack
nurserylive-top-5-fregnance-plants
5 Best Fragrant Plants
1055 ( 1055 times booked in 90 days )
1200 40% Off

Upto 100% CashBack
Top-5-Feng-Shui-Plants-jade-plant-main
Top 5 Feng Shui Plants
220 ( 220 times booked in 90 days )
1142 40% Off

Upto 100% CashBack
nurserylive-top-5-rose-set7
Set of 5 Enchanting Roses
3838 ( 3838 times booked in 90 days )
901 40% Off

Upto 100% CashBack
nurserylive-mansoon-plant1
Top 5 Monsoon Special Plants
676 ( 676 times booked in 90 days )
1049 40% Off

Upto 100% CashBack
nurserylive-top-five-no-fail-plant2
Top 5 No Fail Plants
432 ( 432 times booked in 90 days )
1404 40% Off

Upto 100% CashBack
nurserylive-top-5-hanging-plants85
Top 5 Hanging Basket Plants
188 ( 188 times booked in 90 days )
1029 40% Off

Upto 100% CashBack
 

Flat 40% Off Kitchen Garden Kit View All

nurserylive-top-5-healthy-leafy-veggies-kitchen-garden-pack
Top 5 Healthy Leafy Veggies - Kitch
4.4 115 ( 115 times booked in 90 days )
894 40% Off

Upto 100% CashBack
nurserylive-best-5-hanging-basket-veggies-kitchen-garden-pack
Best 5 Hanging Basket Veggies - Kit
4.4 117 ( 117 times booked in 90 days )
888 40% Off

Upto 100% CashBack
5-easy-to-grow-herb-seeds-kitchen-garden-pack
5 Easy To Grow Herb Seeds - Kitchen
4.3 115 ( 115 times booked in 90 days )
930 40% Off

Upto 100% CashBack
nurserylive-top-5-wow-winter-vegetables-kitchen-garden-pack
Top 5 Wow Winter Vegetables - Kitch
3.9 22 ( 22 times booked in 90 days )
888 40% Off

Upto 100% CashBack
nurserylive-5-delicious-indian-vegetables-kitchen-garden-pack
5 Delicious Indian Vegetables - Kit
4.2 64 ( 64 times booked in 90 days )
894 40% Off

Upto 100% CashBack
nurserylive-5-most-nutritious-vegetables-kitchen-garden-pack
5 Most Nutritious Vegetables - Kitc
4.4 38 ( 38 times booked in 90 days )
888 40% Off

Upto 100% CashBack
nurserylive-favorite-5-mix-vegetables-kitchen-garden-pack
Favorite 5 Mix Vegetables - Kitchen
4.5 118 ( 118 times booked in 90 days )
888 40% Off

Upto 100% CashBack
nurserylive-5-easy-to-grow-vegetable-seeds-kitchen-garden-pack
5 Easy To Grow Vegetable Seeds - Ki
4.3 24 ( 24 times booked in 90 days )
900 40% Off

Upto 100% CashBack

Ask any gardening related query, Get answer within 1 day

Ask query now

( 12000+ queries answered )

Check nursery experts recommendations, top 10 list 

Check  NOW

( 1500+ recommendations given )

Read customer blogs, suggestions, tips & experiences on gardening in India

Read Blogs NOW

( 800+ blogs written by users )

Learn gardening & plants care through video lessons created by garden lovers

Watch videos

( 15000+ videos collection )

About

Join us

Newsletter

Subscribe to get special offers!
We promise absolutely NO SPAM.