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The Shami plant is a species in the family Fabaceae. It is native to the arid regions of Asia and the Indian subcontinent. The botanical name of the plant is ‘Prosopis Cineria’ and its leaves are bipinnate (leaves arising on both sides from the same axis). The plant is drought-resistant and can survive tough weather conditions as well. The tree is of great importance among Hindus and is worshipped during the festival of Dusshera at the end of Navratri. This is an outdoor foliage plant.

Benefits of Shami Plant

Health Benefits :

The bark of the Shami plant is crushed and ground into fine powder to treat ailments of the skin and more.

Low Maintenance :

The Shami plants are easy to care for which makes them which makes them suitable for outdoor spaces.

Beginner-friendly :

The Shami plant is a beginner-friendly plant and does well with both novice and seasoned gardeners. 

Sacred :

The Shami plant is considered sacred by Hindus. The leaves of the plant are used to worship Lord Ganesha and Goddess Durga. The plant is especially revered on the tenth day of Navratri, the festival of Dussehra.

Care Tips for Shami Plant

Watering :

The Shami plant must be watered periodically. As soon as the top one inch of the soil gets dry, you must water it.

Light :

The Shami is a plant that does extremely well in temperatures between 15 - 30 degrees Celsius. Keep it in full sunlight during this time. 

Placement :

The Shami plant is an outdoor plant and loves the sunlight.

Fertilization :

The Shami is not a very demanding plant. You can use Vermicompost or cow dung compost every 15 days to maintain its nutrition balance. 

It can easily be propagated from seeds or cuttings.

Ideal Soil Mix :

The Shami plant requires porous, well-draining soil. The ideal soil mix for this plant is Garden Soil (50%) + Cocopeat (30%) + Vermicompost (20%).

Pruning :

It is very important to consistently prune the Shami plant to give it a better shape and encourage rapid growth.

Pest Control :

The Shami plant is susceptible to mealybugs and aphids. Control the pests by using neem spray every week on the leaves.

Frequently Asked Questions about Shami Plant

1. Is the Shami plant good for home?

Yes, the Shami plant is considered sacred according to Hinduism and must be placed in garden areas to for good luck and prosperity.

2. Can the Shami plant be placed indoors?

The Shami plant needs lots of sunlight, and should not be placed indoors.

3. Can you grow a Shami plant from scratch?

Yes, the Shami is a beginner-friendly plant and can be grown from scratch by purchasing its seeds

4. Is Shami good for the environment?

Yes, the Shami plant helps to prevent soil erosion and desertification by holding the soil strong with its root system.

5. Where can I buy Shami plants?

Head over to Urvann, the most trusted online nursery, which has an extensive selection of plants

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Features
  • Evergreen Plant
  • Tough, Hardy Plant
  • Small, tiny leaflets
  • Low maintenance plant
  • Beginner friendly
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The Shami plant is a species in the family Fabaceae. It is native to the arid regions of Asia and the Indian subcontinent. The botanical name of the plant is ‘Prosopis Cineria’ and its leaves are bipinnate (leaves arising on both sides from the same axis). The plant is drought-resistant and can survive tough weather conditions as well. The tree is of great importance among Hindus and is worshipped during the festival of Dusshera at the end of Navratri. This is an outdoor foliage plant.

Benefits of Shami Plant

Health Benefits :

The bark of the Shami plant is crushed and ground into fine powder to treat ailments of the skin and more.

Low Maintenance :

The Shami plants are easy to care for which makes them which makes them suitable for outdoor spaces.

Beginner-friendly :

The Shami plant is a beginner-friendly plant and does well with both novice and seasoned gardeners. 

Sacred :

The Shami plant is considered sacred by Hindus. The leaves of the plant are used to worship Lord Ganesha and Goddess Durga. The plant is especially revered on the tenth day of Navratri, the festival of Dussehra.

Care Tips for Shami Plant

Watering :

The Shami plant must be watered periodically. As soon as the top one inch of the soil gets dry, you must water it.

Light :

The Shami is a plant that does extremely well in temperatures between 15 - 30 degrees Celsius. Keep it in full sunlight during this time. 

Placement :

The Shami plant is an outdoor plant and loves the sunlight.

Fertilization :

The Shami is not a very demanding plant. You can use Vermicompost or cow dung compost every 15 days to maintain its nutrition balance. 

It can easily be propagated from seeds or cuttings.

Ideal Soil Mix :

The Shami plant requires porous, well-draining soil. The ideal soil mix for this plant is Garden Soil (50%) + Cocopeat (30%) + Vermicompost (20%).

Pruning :

It is very important to consistently prune the Shami plant to give it a better shape and encourage rapid growth.

Pest Control :

The Shami plant is susceptible to mealybugs and aphids. Control the pests by using neem spray every week on the leaves.

Frequently Asked Questions about Shami Plant

1. Is the Shami plant good for home?

Yes, the Shami plant is considered sacred according to Hinduism and must be placed in garden areas to for good luck and prosperity.

2. Can the Shami plant be placed indoors?

The Shami plant needs lots of sunlight, and should not be placed indoors.

3. Can you grow a Shami plant from scratch?

Yes, the Shami is a beginner-friendly plant and can be grown from scratch by purchasing its seeds

4. Is Shami good for the environment?

Yes, the Shami plant helps to prevent soil erosion and desertification by holding the soil strong with its root system.

5. Where can I buy Shami plants?

Head over to Urvann, the most trusted online nursery, which has an extensive selection of plants

.

  

.

 Checkout All Plants on Urvann

Checkout collection of Outdoor Foliage Plants

Checkout collection of all Shami Plants

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