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Carissa carandas

39900

Description

Grow your own delicious and delicate Laronda fruit which is an evergreen and hard plant.

Carissa carandas is a species of flowering shrub or small tree. It produces berry-sized fruits that are commonly used as a condiment in Indian pickles and spices. It is a hardy, drought-tolerant plant that thrives well in a wide range of soils.

Very attractive when in fruit, the plant is often grown in the garden both as an ornamental and for its fruit in tropical and subtropical areas.

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Description

 

Common Name Karanda, Karonda, Kavali hoovu, Peddakalavi, Karvand
Maximum Reachable Height 3 – 5 meters
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time March – April
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Planting And Care

Grows best in full sunlight will also grow in semi-shade but will not fruit as much.

Any type of soil is fine though in its natural habitat it prefers slightly acidic soils.

The soil has to be very well-drained. Can grow in rocky soils.

Grows very well in containers too. Choose a large one.

Carissa Carandas Care

Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light.

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

Apply 3 cup (Approx. 150 ml ) water when topsoil (1-2 inches) in the pot feels dry to touch.

Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

 

Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

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 season.

Soil The soil should be well-drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plants.
Temperature 23-30 degree C
Fertilizer During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
Harvest Season Mid-May to Mid-July

Carissa Carandas Special Feature

It is a hardy, drought-tolerant plant that thrives well in a wide range of soils.

Carissa Carandas Uses

Ornamental Use:

  • Used for fencing and hedge purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • Its fruit is used in the ancient Indian herbal system of medicine, Ayurvedic, to treat acidity, indigestion, fresh and infected wounds
  • Note- Please consults your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts

 

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