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Cultivation of amarvalli - Cuscuta reflexa Roxb.

amarvalli :

Dusparsa - Cuscuta reflexa Roxb

Cultivation:

This is a parasitic species that is devoid of leaves, roots or chlorophyll and so is totally dependant upon its host. It must be grown next to the host plant, which it penetrates with suckers in order to obtain nutriment


Propogation:

Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe in the autumn, by lodging it among the stems of a host plant that is being grown in a pot in the greenhouse


Harvesting:

Flowers and fruits: November to March

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