Amla Tree, Indian Gooseberry

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Amla Tree, Indian Gooseberry 001
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Common Name Indian gooseberry, Amlaki, Adiphala, Amali, Amalakamu, Usirikai, Anola, Amlika, nellikai, malacca tree.
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 26 feet
Flower Colour Greenish-yellow or pinkish
Bloom Time Late Winter / Early Spring
Difficulty Level Easy
₹230.00
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Planting And Care


Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Sunlight

 

  • Keep the plant outdoor in natural bright light.
  • Protect the plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.

Soil

  • The soil should be well drained and fertile rich in oragnic content.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of Fertilizer

  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

Re-potting

  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.

For re-potting procedure click here


Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
  • Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.


Donts

  • Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.

 

Amla Tree Care

 

 

  • Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

 

Sunlight
  • More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day.
Watering
  • Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
  • Grow well in pH range of 5.5 to 7.5
Temperature Up to 40 degrees Celcius.
Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season (Sep-Nov) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
Harvest Season Summer

Amla Tree Uses

Medicinal Use:

  • Used in many ayurvedic and pharmaceutical preparations
  • It has several medicinal properties such as antiviral, anticancer, antidiabetic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties
  • Note- Please consults your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts

Culinary Use:

  • Amla is used in sauces, candy, dried chips, pickle, jellies and powder
  • Note- Please consults your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts
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