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Mandar, Rui - Plant
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A drought resistant shrub with milky sap. It is a poisonous plant but with certain medicinal uses. The pods come as twins.
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Mandar, Rui Plant

Description for Mandar, Rui

Plant height: 10 - 16 inches
Plant spread: 3 - 5 inches

Calotropis procera is a species of flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae that is native to North Africa, Tropical Africa, Western Asia, South Asia, and Indochina.

Common name(s): Mandar, Rui,Calotropis procera,Rubber bush, apple of Sodom.
Flower colours: Pale purple to white
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Max reacahble height: 6 to 8 feet
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and care

If its too shady, the stems will attempt to lean towards the sun or get spindly and fall over. Most of the popular varieties prefer acidic to neutral soil, but some are lime-tolerant or prefer alkaline soils (e.g.Madonna lilies). Loosen the soil to a depth of 12 to 15 inches.

Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Soil: Well-drained soil
Water: Dry to medium
Temperature: 55 to 60 degree C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Mandar

  • In active growth, water freely especially if rainfall is less than 1 inch per week.
  • Keep lilies mulched so that their roots are cool.
  • The mulch should feel moist but not wet.
  • Apply a high-potassium liquid fertilizer every 2 weeks from early spring until 6 weeks after flowering.

Typical uses of Mandar

Special features: Where winter hardy, grow as a hedge or train as a small tree. Where not winter hardy, grow in containers which must be overwintered indoors. Could be grown as an annual where not winter hardy.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose. Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area.

References

  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/
  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/

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5 / 5 Joshi Prisy 17 June 2018
Is this plant low maintenance.
5 / 5 Grasskhor 16 June 2018
I like the plant, this is the only plant survive 7 days in traffic and after 2 days it becomes healthier again.
5 / 5 Arshad Khan 16 June 2018
Great plant..looked nice n fresh wen i received ..Highly recommend it!
4 / 5 Vishal Tejaswi 16 June 2018
Suddenly all my house plants have started blooming and have lush foliage :)
5 / 5 Nazneen Shah 14 June 2018
IS this, an indoor plant ????

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