Cissus Quadrangularis, Hadjod - Plant
Description for Cissus Quadrangularis, Hadjod
Hadjod is botanically termed as Cissus quadrangularis. It is a perennial plant of the grape family. It belongs to the genus Cissus and family Vitaceae. It is probably native to India or Sri Lanka, but is also found in Africa, Arabia, and Southeast Asia.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Veld grape, devils backbone, adamant creeper, asthisamharaka, hadjod and pirandai.||Greenish||May-June||8 to 10 cm||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.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||Well-drained soil||Medium||110 degrees C .||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Cissus Quadrangularis
- Deadhead to prolong flowering.
- Maintain moderate soil moisture and fertilize lightly.
- plant will die with the first frost.
Typical uses of Cissus Quadrangularis
Special features: Cissus quadrangularis is a succulent vine from Africa and Asia. It is one of the most commonly used medicinal plants in Thailand, and is also used in traditional African and Ayurvedic medicine. All parts of the plant are used for medicine.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: It is one of the most commonly used medicinal plants in Thailand, and is also used in traditional African and Ayurvedic medicine. All parts of the plant are used for medicine. Cissus quadrangularis is used for obesity, diabetes, a cluster of heart disease risk factors called metabolic syndrome,and high cholesterol.
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What garden lovers say ... ?
How often should i water it and does it come with soil or should i get my own soil?
Keep it away from harsh direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.
excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though.