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Mussaenda plant


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Botanical name Mussaenda philippica auorae / M. erythrophylla rosea / M. philippica queen sirkit
Common name White / Red / Pink
Family Rubiaceae
About A semi-erect shrub, about 2m height, branches covered with numerous light brown hairs. Leaves opposite, ovate or oblong, both surface covered with minute hairs. Flowers having vibrant colours – white, scarlet, orange, pink with velvety sepals arising in summer & rains. In Kolkata & surrounding areas flowering stated from April and continue till October.
Category Flowering – Perennial.
Plant type Outdoor shrub.
Origin Native to Africa.
Soil Well drained, sandy loam soil having pH below 7 is most suitable.
Light Grow well in the full sun having high humidity areas. Where temperature is high & humidity less, plants require partial shade.
Irrigation Mussaenda likes to have continuously moist medium but not water logged condition. So watering should be regular. In hot & dry season rate of irrigation may be high.

For tap water, preserve the water 24 hrs to minimise the presence of salts, chlorine, fluoride etc.

Fertigation Particulars Dose Schedule Mode
Summer winter
GROWMUSS 10 gm / 8” pot 15 Days 30 Days Soil application
Neem Bahar 10 gm / 8” pot 15 Days 30 Days Soil application
Micro nutrient Lifeline 3 ml / litre 15 Days 30 Days Foliar spray
Growmin Maximum 2 gm / litre Alternative
Pest control Growneem 3 ml / litre 30 Days 30 Days Foliar spray
Toxicity No information available.



Standard Pot – Plastic pot (Click here to see)
· Pot size – 4 inch to 6 inch

· Plant Size – 6 inch to 24 inch (The size may vary based on the availability of the plant/s)

Potting Medium – Coco-peat/ Soil (as and where applicable).

Additional information


Musanda – Pink, Musanda – White, Musanda – Red


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