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Justicia gangetica, Asystasia gangetica
297.0 AED (-6%)
Botanical name:- Asystasia gangetica.
|Scientific name||Asystasia gangetica, Asystasia coromandeliana, Justicia gangetica|
|Common name||Asystasia, Creeping Foxglove, Ganges Primrose|
|Temperature requirement||25-35 °C|
|Light||Full sun or partial shade|
|Watering||Water everyday &keep moist|
|Pet friendliness||Toxic to pets and humans|
|Maximum plant height||2m|
|Potting mix||Potting soil/red soil/manure/perlite|
|Pot requirement||Good drainage&repot every 1-2 years|
|Nutrition||Apply manure for first 15 days and npk for next 15 days|
|Pruning & training||Remove dead & diseased leaves with sterile shears|
|Common color & season||White, Purple|
|Description||This plant is a native of india, malaysia, and africa so it adapts well to most warm climates. Spreads quickly to form a dense groundcover perfect for covering large areas or slopes. Produces dainty trumpet-shaped flowers in lavender or creamy white depending on the variety. Prune as needed to contain growth.Looks great grown in containers and hanging baskets. Useful for erosion control on slopes. Asystasia is a fairly unpretentious plant. They feels good on a bright place, and not afraid of direct sunlight.In the summer the optimal temperature for growth is 20-25 ℃. Asystasia is tolerant of many soil types, but optimal growth occurs in well drained, but moist soils that are rich in compost. Asystasia propagates by seed, but at home it is propagated by apical stem cuttings, as well as by shoots left after pruning. Cuttings root in spring; in order to make them better and faster to take root, they are placed in a light substrate or placed in water, maintaining a temperature of 20-25 ℃.|
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