Adulsa, Justicia adhatoda Plant care, and instructions
Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy seasons. Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10 am. You should remove dead, infected, or damaged plant parts and throw them in the garbage collector. You should prune and fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season. When a plant grows beyond its limit and pot size not providing enough space for the spread of roots, re-pot with fresh soil and some fertilizer. While repotting, try not to disturb the roots. Avoid any drastic change in the provided environment otherwise, the plants may get stress/shock
Light – At least 3-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plants to grow well and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.
Place – Keep the plant indoors in natural indirect bright Light.
Water – Before watering check the moisture in the soil. Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in the winter and rainy seasons.
Fertilizer – During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.
Temperature – Full to partial sunlight.
Adhatoda is useful for curing coughs, colds, and asthma and is easy to administer. It has been used for centuries and is mentioned in Sanskrit scriptures.