Belonging to Oleaceae family, Parijat is also known as Night flowering Jasmine and Coral Jasmine. These beautiful, mysterious flowers primarily bloom at night and falls down as soon as the first rays of sun hit. The flowers are fragrant and spread a sweet aroma in the surrounding. The flowers are used as a source of yellow dye for clothing. The plant finds its use in various medicinal ailments and industries. With the main blooming season during the winters, the plant is a beautiful additional to flowering plant in gardens etc.
About the Parijata Plant
- The flower petals are white with vibrant orange tube.
- The flowers give an intensely sweet aromatic scent.
- The blooming season is between August to December, and sometimes stretch in parts of January.
- Parts of the plant provide remedy to inflammation, malaria, stomach ailments etc.
- The leaves are anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-pyretic, anti-oxidative and anti-fungal.
- The flower oil is also very prominently used as a perfume.
- Judicious pruning and monitored watering are enough to keep the plant healthy and blooming.
- The plant has religious significance in the Hindu religion and is therefore considered sacred.
- Healthy grown Parijat plant upto 20 inches in height. Mentioned height is including the pot height.
- 8 inch black/ brown pot & plate.
- Pune location - only brown pot is available
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How to care for Parijat Plant?
Check below for the plant care tips:
Light and Temperature Tips for Parijat Plant:
- The plant is a sun loving plant and thrives best in sunny locations.
- The plant required about 3 hours of direct morning sunlight with natural bright light for the rest of the day.
- The plant can tolerate moderate levels of humidity.
- The plants grows best in a range of tropical temperatures between 18 to 33 degrees Celsius.
Water Tips for Healthy Growth of Parijat Plant
- Watering is very crucial for this plant.
- The plant can quickly die of root rot, so do not over-water.
- Water the plant when the top 2 inches dry off.
- Water deeply during the summer months and reduce during winters.
- Water preferably in early morning or evening.
- Use a very well-draining soil with rich compost.
- Loosen the top soil before fertilizing.