Plant Description: Bhringraj is the most popular houseplant in India. It is also called as “false daisy” because. This hardy indoor plant with variegated leaves is often used for hair nutrition, offices, and mainly because it requires little care and is also very attractive. This Bhringraj variant is efficient in removing indoor pollutants.
Botanical Name: Eclipta prostrata
Growth Habit: Epiphytic vine, climber..
Average Landscape Size: Remains small vine indoors,
Special Feature: Medicinal Plant use for various use in Ayurveda especially for Hair Nutrition.
How To Care For False daisy or Bhringraj
Soil: Regular well-drained soil Bhrinraj can grow in a soilless medium like coco peat or peat moss.
Repotting: Change the pot every year. Use a bigger sized pot every time you repot the plant.
Sunlight: Plant can grow in full shade (indoors) or partial sunlight (outdoors)
Water: Watering can be done 2-3 times a week. The plant is drought tolerant.
Fertilizer: Provide well rotten cow dung manure during potting.
Temperature: Although Bhringraj loves a warm climate, it can grow very well in a wide range of temperatures.
Humidity: Bhringraj likes a hot & humid climate. It can tolerate low humidity as well.
Pruning: Train the climber to grow in a particular direction by cutting off the unwanted branches every three months.