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Gardenia jasminoides variegated/ Gandharajan (Single plant)

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GARDENIA

This is a beautiful flowering plant that has white colours and a mild smell. The flower is seasonal and is planted during the spring time. The petals of the flower are waxy and smooth to touch.

 

HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR PLANT:

SOIL:

  • A soil with acidic pH (5.0-6.5), well-draining, loamy soil.
  • These plants prefer moist and humid soil. Avoid misting in the winter months as it can lead to fungal problems especially when kept in indoors.

LIGHT:

  • Position your plant such that it gets indirect sunlight and protection from strong sunlight in the afternoon or else it will scorch/burn the leaf/ leaf fall.
  • They require indirect sunlight for their optimum growth. Though they can be tolerant of the low lights, but the leaves may be dark.
  • Prefers morning sun and afternoon shade.

WATERING:

  • Water the plant only when 2-2.5 inches of the top soil has dried.
  • Watering schedules to be taken care of especially during the warmest months of the year and hence requires a more frequent waterings.
  • Overwatering will lead to rotting of the roots. The signs of overwatering are yellowing or browning of leaves and stalks.

FERTILIZING:

  • Fertilizing throughout the growing season i.e., spring to summers (April-November), preferably every 2-4 weeks will boost growth of the plant and faster bloom.

PRUNING:

  • Prune the plants after the bloomed flowers have become old, to enhance growth and remove the weak sections if the plant part.

 

PROPAGATION OF PLANT:

Stem cutting

  1. Cut a stem of 3-4 inches long.
  2. Dab on some root hormone and dust the excess of it.
  3. Plant these stems in 1-3 inches deep moist soil, away from direct sun.
  4. Plant in spring or summer.
  5. The roots will develop within 4 weeks of time.

 

 

 

 

ORIGIN Malaysia and Indonesia
COLOURS ON PLANT White
PLANT TYPE Tropical; OUTDOOR/INDOORS
SOIL Acidic (moist)
LIGHT REQUIREMENT Indirect sunlight; protect from afternoon sun
WATERING When 2-2.5 inches of topsoil appears dry; frequent in summers
FERTILIZERS Feed during mid-March or April
PROPAGATION Stem cutting
GROWING SEASON Spring to summer

 

Quantity: A single stem with bare roots.

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