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How To Plant Amla Seeds At Home With Compost | Top 8 Benefits

How To Plant Amla Seeds At Home With Compost | Top 8 Benefits

In this post, we will know about Indian Gooseberry (Amla)

  • About Indian Gooseberry (Amla)
  • How to plant at home
  • Top caring tips
  • Fruits time
  • Top 8 benefits of amla

About Indian Gooseberry (Amla): Amla is one of the best fruits for health. Amla has many benefits, and it is also used as an immunity booster. Amla is also used as a herb in many places—many common names like emblic, myrobalan, Indian gooseberry, and malacca tree. The scientific name of amla is Phyllanthus Emblica, and it comes with the Phyllanthaceae family.

Over time, plants grow up to 3 feet to 20 feet in height (size depends on verity). The plant’s leaves are tiny with a pinnatisect shape and green colour, and the size of leaves is grown up to 2 to 4 inches. Many flowers bloom at a time with a greenish-yellow colour.

How To Plant Seeds At Home: The best way to grow amla at home is by using its seeds. January to March is the best time to sow seeds. But how to let’s read.

Take one amla, which is ripe, and now cut the amla and dry the centre part (keep it in full sunlight). Now break the centre part of amla. After breaking, 4, 5 black seeds will appear (size 6 to 10 mm).

Prepare a Soil Potting & Planting: Indian gooseberry is easy to grow in garden soil, but it takes lots of time to germinate. Take well-drained garden soil (50%) and coco peat (50%) for the best soil mixture. Mix it well and take out the flower pot ( size at least 5 to 6 inches). Fill the soil mixture into the flower pot and take out seeds.

Dig holes 2 to 4 cm long, put the seeds into holes, and cover the seeds with soil mixture. After all, give water properly and cover the flower pot with polythene or other items. Keep the flower pot in a semi-shaded area.

Within 10 to 12 days, germination starts from the seeds and small leaves, and 2 to 3 branches appear from the plants. Remove the polythene after germination and place the plants in sunlight.

Remember: Don’t take raw amla because seeds are not germinating. In a flowerpot, make sure drainage holes are available at the surface of the pot or not. If there are no holes then make 6 to 8 holes (holes are necessary). For the best result, use a ceramic flower pot.

Transplantation: When plants grow up to 3 to 4 inches, then it’s time to transplant them separately with a separate flower pot. Take out each plant from the flower pot and while removing out, be aware that the plant’s roots should not be broken. For transplantation, use the same soil potting and take a large flower pot (size at least 10 to 15 inches).

Top 3 Caring Tips :

Watering: During the summer season, keep well moisture in the soil all the time and don’t overwater. Before watering, always check the top layer of soil potting. In the winter season, give water after 2 to 3 days.

Temperature: Amla plant easily thrives in the summer season. Keep plants in full sunlight or semi-shaded area. For best results, you can maintain the temperature between 15°C to 35°C.

Best Fertilizer For Fruits: Fertilizer is essential for every plant and amla plants to need coco peat or cow dung. Watering is necessary after fertilization.

Images of Amla

Fruits Time

There are many varieties of amla plants, and the flowering times are different. But on average, it takes 4 to 5 years for flowering, and after flowering or within 20 to 30 days, it starts to give fruits. At a time lots of flowers bloom and fruits also. The size of fruits grows up to 1 to 2 inches, depending on verities.

Top 8 Benefits: There are lots of benefits of Indian gooseberry but here are showing top 8 benefits

  • Indian gooseberry contains lots of vitamins (A, E, C) and iron, and calcium.
  • Highly resource of sodium, potassium, fibre, and proteins.
  • Improve skin health.
  • Control hair dandruff.
  • Control diabetes level
  • Amla work as a natural blood purifier
  • Weight loss (if you eat daily).
  • Improve digestive system.

Side Effects of Consuming Amla

  • Gooseberry is a cause problem during pregnancy. You should consult your doctor before taking it.
  • Gooseberry you have an acidity problem so don’t eat over.
  • If you have diabetes patient doesn’t take gooseberry over.
  • If you consume gooseberry so eat 1-2 because if you eat over so it harms your body.
  • If you take large quantities of gooseberry so can cause a liver problem.
  • Don’t consume gooseberry in high quantities it causes high blood pressure.
  •  It will harm if you take a large number of gooseberry it can irritate.
  •  Using a gooseberry larger number will cairritaterine.
  • Don’t consume gooseberry at night because maybe you facing stomach ache.

How to Consume and Best Time for Consuming

Gooseberry takes the right time in the early morning but some people face problems. Stomach pain if you take amla in early morning so best time in your lunch.

  • You can take Gooseberry juice in the morning.
  • You can take gooseberry pickles.
  • You can take gooseberry candy.
  • You can take gooseberry with salt and also add red chilli powder.
  • You can take gooseberry chutney.

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