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Cultivation of karavira - Nerium indicum Mill.

karavira :

Karavira - Plant with Flower


Red lateritic or black or loamy soils with adequate drainage are suitable for nerium cultivation


Hard or semi hard woodcuttings of 60 cm length are used for planting. Their ends are buried inside the soil forming an arch.  Rooted cuttings can also be planted in the normal manner during June to July in 30 cm x 30 cm x 30 cm pits dug at 2 x 2 m spacing and filled with FYM, red earth and top soil.


Harvesting begins from the 4th month after planting.

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