Maghai Paan/Betel Leaf - Medicinal & Aromatic Plants
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Betel leaf (Piper betel) is a creeper grown in India. It belongs to the pepper family. Its waxy green, heart-shaped leaves are used for medicinal and culinary purposes. When crushed, it exudes a cool peppery scent. It’s used in making a famous dessert called ‘Paan’ which is chewed with betel nut as a mouth freshener.
It’s a perennial herb, which can also be grown in containers and hanging baskets. You can grow it from cuttings and root division. It thrives well in a subtropical and tropical climate but growing betel leaf plant in a cold climate (as an annual, mostly) is also possible with extra care, in containers.
Growing - 1st primary stem grow up to 1 m. long, with heart-shaped leaves, after that, it can be either trained as a climber or grown as a ground cover.
Requirement - It prefers slightly acidic, sandy-loamy, and lightly damp soil but not waterlogged. Use the well-drained potting mix to plant it in a way that water will drain out from it quickly. Pick a less windy spot with partial shade for planting. *Choose a medium-sized deep planter, if you’re growing it in the container.
Harvesting - Within four to six months after planting, it’ll be ready for harvest. You can pick off the fresh aromatic leaves for various uses.
INSIDE THE BOX
|1.||Paan Plant||0.5-1 Feet Height|
|2.||Growing Pot (Black color)||6 Inch|
*above specifications are for indicative purposess only, actual dimensions may slightly vary.
LIGHT CONDITION - Partial Sunlight area or under the Green Shade net.
WATERING SCHEDULE - Water when the topsoil(2-3 inches) feels dry to touch.
SOIL TYPE - The soil should be well-drained, fertile, and rich in organic content.
TEMPERATURE - The average temperature should be 18-30 Degree Celsius.
FERTILIZER APPLICATION - Apply any organic fertilizer once a month. Do not forget to water your plant immediately after the application of fertilizer.
INITIAL CARE FOR 10-15 DAYS JUST AFTER RECEIVING YOUR PLANT