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Cuban Oregano – Plectranthus Amboinicus

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Botanical name:- Cuban Oregano – Plectranthus Amboinicus.

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Scientific namePlectranthus amboinicus
Common nameCuban oregano
Temperature requirement25-35 °C
Humidity40-50%
Light part sun, sun
WateringWater everyday &keep moist
PestsMealybugs, spider mites; powdery mildew, root rot
Pet friendlinessToxic to pets
Maximum plant height30-90cm
Potting mixPotting soil/red soil/manure/perlite
Pot requirementGood drainage&repot every 1-2 years
NutritionApply manure for first 15 days and npk for next 15 days
Pruning & trainingRemove dead & diseased leaves with sterile shears
Common color & season
DescriptionPlectranthus amboinicus (lour.) Spreng. Is a perennial herb belonging to the family lamiaceae which occurs naturally throughout the tropics and warm regions of africa, asia and australia. This herb has therapeutic and nutritional properties attributed to its natural phytochemical compounds which are highly valued in the pharmaceutical industry. Besides, it has horticultural properties due to its aromatic nature and essential oil producing capability. It is widely used in folk medicine to treat conditions like cold, asthma, constipation, headache, cough, fever and skin diseases.Plectranthus amboinicus does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick. Water cuban oregano when the top 1 to 2 inches of its soil becomes dry.Plectranthus amboinicus may have difficulty thriving and will drop leaves without ample sunlight. Place it less than 3 feet from a window to maximize the potential for growth. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home plectranthus amboinicus grows along the ground and sends out shoots which will spread across the soil.Plectranthus amboinicus can be propagated by division into new individual plants

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