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Tree of Shravana Nakshatra, Capricorn or Makar Rashi Calotropis Gigantea- Plant

Tree of Shravana Nakshatra, Capricorn or Makar Rashi Calotropis Gigantea- Plant

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Elevate your garden with the Tree of Tree of Shravana Nakshatra Plant, also known as Capricorn or Makar Rashi, featuring the majestic Calotropis gigantea. Available at Vermi Organics, this symbolic tree intertwines astrological significance with natural beauty. With its large, white flowers and robust presence, the Calotropis gigantea stands as a celestial addition to your outdoor sanctuary, representing the essence of Shravana Nakshatra.

About: Tree of Shravana Nakshatra Plant, commonly known as Crown Flower or Giant Milkweed, belongs to the Apocynaceae family. Native to Southeast Asia, this perennial shrub holds cultural and astrological importance, particularly associated with the Hindu zodiac sign of Capricorn or Makar Rashi. Its botanical name, Calotropis gigantea, reflects its gigantic size and distinctive features. The Tree of Shravana Nakshatra embodies the celestial connection between nature and astrology, making it a unique and meaningful addition to gardens.

Benefits: Beyond its ornamental allure, Tree of Shravana Nakshatra Plant offers various benefits. Traditionally, different parts of the plant, including the latex and leaves, have been used in Ayurvedic and traditional medicine. The latex is believed to have potential anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. Additionally, the plant attracts butterflies and serves as a habitat for beneficial insects, contributing to the biodiversity of your garden.

Type of Plant (Indoor or Outdoor): Calotropis gigantea is best suited for outdoor cultivation, thriving in full sunlight and well-draining soil. With its potential to grow into a large shrub or small tree, this robust plant requires ample space to spread its branches. Due to its size and sunlight requirements, it is not typically grown indoors. Planting it in gardens, landscapes, or open spaces allows it to flourish and express its celestial charm.

Care: Caring for the Tree of Shravana Nakshatra involves providing it with the right conditions for optimal growth. Plant it in well-draining soil, and water it regularly, especially during dry periods. Pruning can be done selectively to maintain shape and remove dead or crowded branches. Calotropis gigantea is relatively low-maintenance, making it a resilient choice for outdoor gardens. Fertilizing during the growing season can support its overall health and promote abundant flowering.

Common Names: Calotropis gigantea goes by various common names, reflecting its diverse identities across different regions. In addition to being known as the Tree of Shravana Nakshatra, it is commonly called Crown Flower, Giant Milkweed, or Gigantic Swallowwort. Embrace the linguistic diversity that surrounds this symbolic and culturally significant plant.

Specifications:

  • Botanical Name: Calotropis gigantea
  • Family: Apocynaceae
  • Height: Up to 15 feet
  • Sun Exposure: Full sun
  • Soil Type: Well-draining, sandy or loamy soil
  • Watering: Regular, especially during dry periods
  • Flowering: Large, fragrant, white or lavender flowers
  • Leaves: Broad, opposite, with a velvety texture

Special Features: Calotropis gigantea boasts special features that contribute to its celestial charm and ecological significance. The large, fragrant flowers, with shades of white or lavender, create a visually stunning display. The broad, velvety leaves add a unique texture to the plant, making it stand out in the garden. Its role in attracting butterflies and supporting beneficial insects adds to its special ecological features.

Uses:

  1. Astrological Significance: Calotropis gigantea is associated with the Hindu zodiac sign of Capricorn or Makar Rashi. Planting it in the garden is believed to align with the astrological energies of Shravana Nakshatra, bringing positive vibes and celestial blessings.

  2. Medicinal Applications: Different parts of Calotropis gigantea, including the latex and leaves, have been traditionally used in Ayurvedic medicine. The latex is believed to have potential anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.

  3. Ornamental Beauty: Plant the Tree of Shravana Nakshatra for its ornamental beauty. The large, fragrant flowers and velvety leaves make it a visually appealing addition to gardens, landscapes, or even as a standalone specimen.

  4. Butterfly Attraction: Calotropis gigantea attracts butterflies, enhancing the biodiversity of your garden. Its flowers serve as a nectar source, creating a habitat for these beautiful pollinators.

  5. Symbol of Resilience: The robust nature of Calotropis gigantea symbolizes resilience and strength. It can withstand challenging conditions, making it a suitable choice for gardens with varying climates.

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