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Amla ( Big Fruit, Grown through seeds ) - Plant

Amla is a deciduous tree of the family Phyllanthaceae. It is known for its edible fruit.

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About Amla

Amla is a small to the medium-sized deciduous tree, which is known for its edible fruit of the same name. The tree has a crooked trunk and spreading branches. The leaves are simple, nearly stalkless and closely set along slender branchlets.

 

The leaves are often mistaken for leaflets of pinnate leaves. Amla flowers are small, greenish-yellow or pinkish. The flowers have six segments, but no real petals. The fruit is nearly spherical, light greenish yellow, quite smooth and hard on appearance, with 6 vertical stripes or furrows.

 

 

Ripening in autumn, the berries are harvested by hand after climbing to upper branches bearing the fruits.

 

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 24 inch (61 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Indian gooseberry, Amlaki, adiphala, dhatri, amalaka, amali, amalakamu, usirikai, Anola, Amlika, nellikai, malacca tree, nillika, nellikya, emblic.
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 26 feet
Flower Colour Greenish-yellow or pinkish
Bloom Time Late Winter / Early Spring
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting And Care


Sunlight

 

  • Keep the plant outdoor in natural bright light.
  • Protect the plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.


Soil

  • The soil should be well drained and fertile rich in oragnic content.


Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.


Application of Fertilizer

  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.


Re-potting

  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.


Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
  • Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.


Don'ts

  • Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.

 

 

Amla Care

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

 

  • Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.


Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

 

 

Sunlight Natural bright light.
Watering 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 winter and rainy season.
Soil Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
Temperature Up to 40 degrees Celcius.
Fertilizer Organic manures are preferred. The crop does not have any specific requirement for N, P and K. However FYM or nitrogenous fertilizers applied in appropriate quantities result in better growth and higher yield.
Harvest Season Summer

Amla Special Feature

High antioxidant content fruit.

Amla Uses

Medicinal Use:

  • Used in many ayurvedic and pharmaceutical preparations
  • It has several medicinal properties such as antiviral, anticancer, antidiabetic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties
  • Note: The following information is general guidelines
  • Be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines

Culinary Use:

  • Amla is used in sauces, candy, dried chips, pickle, jellies and powder