Improve the immunity of your family member by growing a nutritious and vitamin-rich an amazing Amla plant.
Amla is Botanically known as Phyllanthus Emblica from phyllanthaceae family. Common names is emblic, emblic myrobalan, anola, usirikai, Indian gooseberry & amla. It is small to the medium-size deciduous tree.
The fruit is nearly spherical, light greenish-yellow, quite smooth and hard on appearance, with six vertical stripes or furrows. This tree also regarded as a sacred tree in India. The amla fruit is eaten raw or cooked into various dishes. This also used to prepare dal (a lentil preparation) and amla ka murrabbah a sweet dish made by soaking the berries in sugar syrup until they are candied. It is traditionally consumed after meals.
MAXIMUM HEIGHT – It can reach up to 25 Feet if planted in the ground.
BLOOMING YEAR – It blooms twice in a year in many parts of India in winter & summer, sometimes it varies based on the climate of a particular area.
LIGHT CONDITION – More than 6 hours of Direct Sunlight.
WATERING SCHEDULE – Water when the topsoil(2-3inch) feels dry to touch. Always maintain moisture near the root zone.
SOIL TYPE – The soil should be well-drained, fertile & rich in organic content. Amla plants can grow in almost all types of soil.
FERTILIZER APPLICATION – Initially up to 1 year apply any organic fertilizer once in a month. After full establishment apply any organic fertilizer before the flowering season only.
PLANT PROTECTION – Generally it doesn’t affect by major pests so, apply Neem Oil if found any attack of insects & pest for primary treatment.