Light: Indirect medium
Irrigation: The soil surface was dried
Moisture is provided by building an island end cold fumigation
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Adam Baba OR Burdock
Plant Burdock that the elephant ears ( Elephant ear plants ) and Lvkazya ( Colocasia ),
Baba Adam is a very beautiful plant that is specific to the tropics. Baba Adam is a swampy plant with very strong underwater roots. Therefore, the best place to grow this plant is near the pond or water path in the garden. But because of its special beauty, it is welcomed for keeping in houses and apartments. Therefore, it is necessary to provide conditions for Yah to be able to survive and maintain its beauty.
Once you have decided to keep
The English name of this plant is Alokasia and it grows in different regions such as Asia, Europe, and America. In Iran, this plant grows in the cities of Tehran, Alborz, and Tafresh.
The average height of this plant is 1.5 to 2 meters. This plant has large oval leaves that will grow up to 70 cm in nature depending on the plant species. It has snakeskin stems that have hairs on them. The fruit of this plant is the size of a hazelnut and yellow in color. The flowers of Baba Adam plant have an attractive purple color, which is a significant color difference with other components of the plant. There are a number of hooks on the flower that attach to the animal’s body to help the plant multiply. Baba Adam has long, carrot-shaped roots with a brown color. The inside of the root is white, sweet but with an unpleasant odor.
As mentioned above, the root of Baba Adam plant has many healing properties. The roots of this plant contain substances such as resin, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, tannin, and vitamins B6 and C. According to traditional Iranian medicine, the root of this plant are cold. The root of this plant can be used boiled or brewed. Among the properties of Baba Adam plant, it can be used to purify the blood, improve the treatment of gout patients, and strengthen the immune system. Additionally, Baba Adam plant can help a lot in paleness and treatment of anemia due to its high iron content.
Baba Adam needs moderate light. The leaves of this plant will burn if it is exposed to direct sunlight, especially in summer. A place that is sometimes shaded and the light passing through the curtain is appropriate.
The best degree for the growth of Baba Adam plant is 15 to 28 degrees Celsius. At lower temperatures, the leaves of the plant are suspected, and if the temperature gets colder, the lower part of the plant falls asleep but does not disappear. And resumes its growth after the end of the cold season.
Baba Adam plant needs good moisture. This moisture can be supplied in two ways. The first method is spraying on the plant. This spraying is done once or twice a week depending on the environmental conditions. Another method is to use the island. In this method, select the container under the pot that is bigger and fill the container with stones. Fill the container and place the pot on the stones, so that the plant receives the required moisture from the evaporation of water. he does
This plant loves moisture. For this reason, 2 to 3 weekly waterings can be appropriate. Irrigation can be done whenever the potting soil starts to lose moisture. In winter, reduce the watering of the plant due to the cessation of growth.
Light and nutritious soil with sufficient organic matter are recommended for plant growth. You can use a mixture of peat moss and perlite. Note that drainage is suitable for draining water so that the plant roots do not rot.
You can use 10-0-20 fertilizer as 50% diluted. It is recommended to use this fertilizer once every 2 weeks.
Finally, transfer Baba Adam to a larger pot every 2 years. You can replace the pot with another pot whenever the roots come out of the pot.
To keep the leaves fresh and clean, you can pull a water-soaked napkin on the leaves of this plant.
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