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Amla Tree, Indian Gooseberry (Big Fruit, Grown Through Seeds)

399.00

Description

Improve the immunity of your all family members by growing a nutritious and vitamin-rich and amazing Amla plant.

Amla is small to medium-sized deciduous tree, which is known for its edible fruit of the same name. The tree has a crooked trunk and spreading branches. The leaves are simple, nearly stalkless, and closely set along slender branchlets.

The leaves are often mistaken for leaflets of pinnate leaves. Amla flowers are small, greenish-yellow, or pinkish. The flowers have six segments, but no real petals. The fruit is nearly spherical, light greenish-yellow, quite smooth and hard on appearance, with 6 vertical stripes or furrows. Ripening in autumn, the berries are harvested by hand after climbing to upper branches bearing the fruits.

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Description

 

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

Planting And Care

 

Refer our Beginners 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 should be well-drained and fertile rich in organic content.

WateringPoke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.

Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.

Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in the winter and rainy seasons.

Application of FertilizerDuring 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-pottingWhen a plant outgrows in the current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.

Do the repotting late evening and keep the plant in a shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.

For the re-potting procedure click here

 

 

Plant ProtectionRemove dead, infected, or damaged plant parts and dispose of them away from the planting area.

Spray Neem, Eucalyptus, or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.

 

Don’t Do over-water the plant especially when the 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 topsoil (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 topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.

Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in the winter and rainy seasons.

Soil The soil should be well-drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plants.

Grow well in the pH range of 5.5 to 7.5

Temperature Up to 40 degrees Celsius.
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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