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Drumstick Seeds (Moringa) Drumstick Seeds (Moringa)

Drumstick Seeds (Moringa)

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Drumstick tree (Moringa oleifera) is an important perennial multipurpose vegetable grown widely in India. Popular for its distinct, appealing flavouring fruits. The flower buds are also used for culinary purposes. Every part of the plant is edible & useful and is called ‘The Miracle Tree’ of the modern world. These trees need full sunlight to grow.

Lights, Water, Action

Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!

  • Bright Indirect Sunlight

    Light

    Full sunlight

  • Water Once A Week

    Watering

    Everyday

  • Indoor

    Where to grow

    Terrace or outdoors

  • Average Warmth

    Time Till Harvest

    35-37 weeks

  • Low Maintenance

    Seasonal Information

    All seasons

Did You Know

Growth stages

One step at a time, with a lil water and light.

Sow the seeds in a big pot and water it daily

Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in well composted soil

Make sure the plant gets partial sunlight

Space the seedlings at 400cm by 400cm

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Germination will take place in 6-8 days

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Harvest 180-200 days from sowing

Sow, Grow, Reap

Good things take time and care

Take a seedling tray with medium sized cells & drainage holes at the

Sowing

  • Drumstick seeds can be sown throughout the year. June-July and November-December are well suited for sowing.
  • Seeds can be sown in 12 inch polythene bags filled with potting soil.
  • Two seeds are sown 3 cm deep in the soil in the centre of the polybag.
  • Seeds germinate 7 to 9 days after sowing.
  • Preferably in monsoon, one month old seedlings can be transplanted on the open sunny field.
  • The seedlings are planted in pits of 1 x 1 x 1 m pits.
  • Drumstick seedlings can be planted 3 to 5 m apart.
Fill the cells/cups with a moist coco-peat medium

Caring

  • The plant is Easy to grow in Indian conditions. It is fast growing & hardy.
  • Drumstick trees can be grown in all types of soils.
  • Organic manure like well decomposed cow manure, 75 kg per plant can be given to 1 year old plants and above during June in trenches 1 m away from plants.
  • Pruning: The plants are top pruned at 75 cm height. This results in bushy trees. If required they can be top pruned once again at 4 feet height.
  • Weeding: The field should be maintained weed-free for an initial 2 months.
  • Intercropping: For the first 3 years, chilli, brinjal and okra can be grown as intercrops.
  • Plant starts producing drumstick pods within the first year of sowing.
  • Once the plants start flowering, 3 to 5 drumstick pods per bloom are obtained.
Hold the seeds and sow 2-3 seeds per cell/cup. Since Lavender seeds are small in size, do not sow them deep

Common Problems

Why is my drumstick tree not growing?
The plant requires an open sunny place. It will not grow properly under the shade of any tree or a structure. Otherwise The moringa tree is not affected by any serious diseases
Why is my moringa plant dying?
Your plant might be dying because of over - watering. If soil is saturated with water, it leads to root rot which causes wilting of leaves and your plant may eventually die. Fix your watering schedule to keep your Moringa plant healthy and happy.

Spill the tea

All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

Plants with benefits

All parts of the tree including stem, bark gum & roots are reported to be used as cardiac and circulatory stimulants. The entire plant has a tremendous amount of medicinal properties.

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

What you get

Moringa has a wide variety of nutrients in high amounts, with low calorie & low sodium.Moringa leaves, flowers & pods are a perfect source of complete nutrients. It has extremely high vitamin content, particularly Vitamin A, Vitamin E & C. It’s a rich source of calcium, iron, potassium & magnesium. Plant parts are full of ‘Antioxidants’ that protect our body cells from cancer.

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.
Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

Green trivia

1.India is the largest producer of moringa, with an annual production of 1.2 million tonnes of fruits from an area of 380 km²

2.Moringa tree originated in northern India and has been used in Indian medicine from around 5,000 years. There are also records of it being utilized by ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians.

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    They are amazing... i think i got 90% germination rate. Good product with excellent packing.

    Neha

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    Good product quality.Fast delivery.

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  3. Ugaoo User Review
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    excellent germination rate. It is beyond my expectation that drumstick can be germinated from seeds. Now, small branches has came out from the main stem. It looks beautiful. Germination is 100%.

    sushma bagh

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I harvest drumsticks?

Drumstick pods should be harvested when they are immature or half mature. Older fruits lose their texture, flavour and become inedible.

What type of planting soil does the crop need?

Sandy red soil or black soil is well suited for drumstick trees.

How often do you need to water the crop plant?

Plants are drought tolerant. These can be irrigated every 15 days.

How to get maximum yield of drumsticks from the plant?

The ratoon crop is obtained by pruning its trees to a height of one meter after first harvesting is over. The plants start to bear fruits 4-5 months after head back pruning. Such ratooning can be done back to back 3 times.

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