Description For Kulanjan Plant
Benefits of using Kulanjan:
How to grow Kulanjan Plant:Botanical Name: Alpinia galanga
Common Name: Greater Galangal, Thai ginger, Koshtkolinjan.
Description: Kulanjan is a rhizomatous plant which long, green leaves and prominent parallel venation. Greenish white flowers come in inflorescence. Fruits look like orangish red cherry. The critical part is underground rhizome which is medicinal and aromatic.
Planting Season: Throughout the year. Best grown in monsoon.
Climate: Hot & humid
Soil: Rich and deep soil with plenty of houmous & good drainage.
Location: Outdoors & semi-outdoors
Planting: Plant can be grown in a round or a rectangular container with a minimum depth of 1 foot.
Sunlight: Full sun (6-8 hours) or partial sun (3-4 hours)
Watering: Potted plant should be watered thrice a week. Plant on the ground should be watered twice a week.
Manuring: Add plenty of cow manure in soil at the time of planting/ potting.
Plant protection: It a hardy plant that does not catch any serious pests or diseases.
Repotting: Change the plant container every year before the monsoon.
Propagation: Kulanjan is propagated by planting cuttings of rhizome at the time of repotting.
Harvesting: Rhizome can be harvested at the time of repotting.
Medicinal properties: Rhizome—carminative (in dyspepsia), stomachic, circulatory stimulant, diaphoretic, anti inflammatory.
Plant part used: Underground rhizome.
How to use:
|Type of Plants||Medicinal Plants|
|Ideal plants location||Plants For Sunny Balconies|
|Water Schedule||Every alternate day|
|Indoor/Outdoor||Outdoor Shade Loving Plant, Outdoor Sun Loving Plant|
|Speciality||Alpinia galanga or Kulanjans used primarily in Indonesian and Thai cuisines|
|Ideal Location||Out door|
|Product Weight||750 g|
|Product Height||27 cm|
|Product Depth||11 cm|
|Product Width||11 cm|
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