Height– 9 inches
Thuja are evergreen trees growing upto 15 feet tall. The leaves are scattered like a thread.
|Other names||Bloom time|
|Hemigraphis latebrosa, Vidhya Plant||November-December.|
Planting and care:
An accurate soil test will tell you where your pH currently stands. If the soil is acidic, applying finely ground limestone and alkaline (sweet) soil is treated with ground sulfur can give best result.
|Full Sun is preferred. It can also tolerate Shade||well-drained soil||Do not give excessive water||30 degree C||any organic fertilizer|
For pruning, we can use long-handle shears in case of very tall trees. A small pruning saw is very handy for small plants.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose. It is very easy to put them in books, a habit common in school kids all over India. Most of you would have done so in your childhood.