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Gardenia, Ananta - Plant

Gardenia is a genus of flowering plants in the coffee family. Gardenia is an attractive, waxy, creamy-white flowers bearing.

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Gardenia, Ananta Plant
 
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5 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
 

Description for Gardenia, Ananta

Plant height: 5 - 9 inches
Plant spread: 5 - 9 inches

They are evergreen shrubs and small trees. The leaves are opposite or in whorls of three or four, broad, dark green and glossy with a leathery texture. The flowers are solitary or in small clusters, white, or pale yellow, with a tubular-based corolla with 5-12 lobes. Place in light to moderate shade, preferably with minimum competition from tree roots. Gardenias resent root disturbance. Use fertilizer for acid-loving plants, and use iron compounds.

Common name(s): cape jasmine, Gandhraj
Flower colours: White
Bloom time: Mid-spring to mid-summer
Max reachable height: 2 to 5 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Native to the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia, Madagascar and Pacific Islands. The soil, which should be loose and organic, should be kept moist, but take care not to overwater. Monitor the soil frequently for moisture, and water thoroughly as the top inch of soil dries. The gardenia plant should also receive cooler nighttime temperatures and warmer daytime temperatures.

Sunlight: Part shade
Soil: Loam or sandy well-drained soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: Up to20 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Gardenia

  • As for outdoor gardenia care, you should keep in mind that when the gardenia plant is grown outdoors, it generally prefers to be kept in partial shade.
  • Gardenias also prefer moist, but well-drained acidic soil with plenty of organic matter.

Harvesting

Mid-spring to mid-summer

Typical uses of Gardenia

Special features: It has a very pleasant smell that is called a Gandhraj.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose.

Medicinal use: NA