Mandar, Rui Plant


Live Arka (Calotropis gigantea, Mandar, Rui) plant along with plastic pot
plant height with pot is 1 feet and pot size is 5 icnhes diameter.
plants nature is outdoor-semi shade, alternate day watering
useful for edible Plants, herbs & medicinal plants
Rare herb plants & medicinal 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.

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.

Plant Specifications
Plant Height 13 inch (33 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Mandar, Rui,Calotropis procera,Rubber bush, apple of Sodom.
Maximum Reachable Height 6 to 8 feet
Flower Colour Pale purple to white
Bloom Time Seasonal bloomer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow
Planting And Care
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.
Mandar 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
Watering Dry to medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 55 to 60 degree C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer
Mandar Special Feature
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.


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