GOTU KOLA/INDIAN PENNYWORT/CENTELLA ASIATICA SEEDS
Centella asiatica, commonly known as Indian pennywort or Asiatic pennywort, is a herbaceous, perennial plant in the flowering plant family Apiaceae.Centella asiatica, more commonly known as gotu kola, has enjoyed a long history as a medicinal herb in the Orient.Gotu kola, an evergreen perennial and creeping ground cover.It is suitable for planting in the warmth area. The plant features scalloped, inch-long leaves, small pinkish flowers, and measures 8 inches tall by about 3 feet wide. It thrives in boglike conditions, making it an ideal choice for gardens with moist soil and a lack of strong, direct sunlight. Gotu kola is also tolerant of most soil types, including clay, sand and loam. Propagate gotu kola by seed to grow this useful and attractive plant in your garden.
HOW TO GROW:Fill a container of any size with potting soil.Plant the gotu kola seeds in the soil, spaced at least 2 or 3 inches apart.Water thoroughly. Keep the soil moist at all times; do not allow it to dry outThe seeds will probably germinate in 30 to 90 days..Transplant the seedlings into larger individual pots when they have grown their first set of true leaves.Allow the seedlings to grow in the containers for their first year. Keep the containers indoors or in a greenhouse during the winter.Plant gotu kola seedlings in the garden anytime and choose a moist, sunny or semishady spot for the plant’s permanent location.
Disclaimer:This information is only for the purpose of education and not meant to replace any professional advice of an expert.
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