Indian Gooseberry, Amla, Phyllanthus emblica (Big Fruit Amla, Grafted) - Plant

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Indian Gooseberry, Amla, Phyllanthus emblica
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  • Regular consumption of amla juice helps in reducing cholesterol levels
  • It is also helpful in managing diabetes better as well as respiratory ailments like asthma.
  • HEIGHT: 2– 2.5 FT HEIGHT   
  • SOIL: fertile and fast-draining soil   
  • WATERING: Before watering the plants, the top surface of the soil should be dry.
  • TEMPERATURE: Do not usually dip below 40 F(4.c)
  • CLIMATIC CONDITIONS: Tropical to sub subtropical climate

About gooseberry/amla plant

Amla is a fruit-bearing tree popular for its sour fruit which is majorly used in South Asian cuisine. It also holds medicinal value. It belongs to the family of Phyllanthaceae. The taste of Indian emblic is sour, bitter and astringent, and it is quite fibrous. In India, it is common to eat emblic steeped in saltwater and red chilli powder to make the sour fruits palatable. The amla trees can grow quite easily in containers and might prove to be a very useful addition to your garden. t is a small tree with leathery leaves and a fleshy fruit. Amla is one of the richest natural sources of vitamin C, its fresh juice containing nearly twenty times as much vitamin C as orange juice. A single tiny Amla is equivalent in vitamin C content to two oranges.

 

COMMON NAMES

Neelikai, amla, Phyllanthus Emblica

 

CLIMATIC CONDITIONS

It is a tropical plant. Annual rainfall of  630-800 mm is ideal for its growth. The young plant up to the age of 3 years should be protected from hot wind during May-June and from frost during winter months. The mature plants can tolerate freezing temperature as well as a high temperature up to 46OC

 

HOW TO PLANT

  • Choose the point which is sunset
  • Prepare the field by digging a hole i.e twice as wide and deep at the root ball
  • Before planting fill the water in the bud hole and watch how fast it drains
  • Care should be taken at the time of planting water should drain from the dip hole
  • If the water will drain fast the plant will survive some periods of flooding
  • Care should be taken at the time of planting the root ball should be dry, if it is wet the plant will get damage

 

CARING AND MAINTENANCE OF PLANT

  • Water the trees deeply through the long top root
  • Before watering the plants the top surface of the soil should be dry
  • Continue irrigation for 2 months prior to flowering and then resume once fruits begin to produce
  • Give the nitrogen fertilizers 3-4 times per year
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