Mussaenda (Pink) Plant
Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry to touch
Height: 0"Pot Size: 0"
Bright Indirect Sunlight
Home Decor Plant
Living Room, Bedroom, Indoors
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They are native plants of Srilanka, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
Your Mussaenda Frondosa Plant is used to cure fever, asthma, cancer, leprosy, autoimmune conditions, and many other diseases as well.
They belong to the Rubiaceae family and are a fast-growing plant.
They can grow up to 4-6 ft tall when grown indoors.
Your Mussaenda Frondosa Plant requires bright direct sunlight to grow with a warmer temperature. However, they can also tolerate slightly shades sometimes but that might hamper their growing speed.
The temperature should not go below 15 ℃ for your Mussaenda Frondosa Plant or their health may start to decline as well. Hence, you must keep your Dhobi Tree Plant indoors during the winter season.
Water your Mussaenda Frondosa Plant only when the 2 inches of the topsoil is dry to touch. Make sure that you are not leaving your plant in overwatering your plant or their roots may rot.
You can water your plant twice or thrice a week during the summers and once a week during the winters.
Mussaenda Frondosa Plant requires moderate humidity to flourish, and hence, you can consider keeping them in your bathroom or kitchen areas.
Your Raat Ki Rani grows well in fertile and well-drained soil. You can consider using sandy loamy soil for your plant to grow at its optimal speed.
You can consider using soil with a slightly acidic nature with a pH of around 6-7 for your plant.
Your Dhobi Tree Plant requires to be fed with fertilizers to boost its growth. You can consider adding an all-purpose fertilizer or a granular fertilizer to your plants once every month during the summers.
However, during the winters, you must withhold any fertilizer use as it is the natural resting period for your plants.
Your Mussaenda Frondosa Plant is considered to be mildly toxic to pets and humans as well.
Your Mussaenda Frondosa Plant requires to get pruned every month as it is a fast-growing plant to improve its foliage growth.
You should clean your plant with a soft wipe cloth to help them stay glossy and clean.
Vellila Plant continous leaves falling: This is caused due to the dormancy in your plant- Prune your plant once every month to improve the growth rate of your plant.
Vellila Plant edges turning brown: It is an indication of prolonged overwatering- Cut down your watering schedule and water them only when the topsoil is dry to touch.
Mussaenda Frondosa Plant or Dhobi Tree Plant is an extremely popular ornamental plant that is grown globally. Mussaenda Frondosa Plant is a relatively low-maintenance houseplant that bears goldish to yellow flowers that looks absolutely mesmerizing! This makes them the perfect flowering plants. It is placed in the plant family Rubiaceae. The leaves are 7.5-12.5 cm. long broadly elliptic and hairy, especially along the 8-12 pairs of veins.