The major components of safed musli are carbohydrates (41%), protein (%), saponins Heavy black soil is not suitable for cultivation of Musli. Climate. 18 Jan Safed Musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum L.) is a medicinal tuberous root herbal plant, with small, usually white flowers, produced on sparse. Chlorophytum borivilianum (family Liliaceae) is a high-value medicinal plant becoming rare because it is harvested fromthe wild. To encourage its adoption as a.

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The sprouted fleshy propagules should be planted in the field in first or second week of June, followed by irrigation. Harvesting is done when leaves start yellowing and then gets dried. Season for Safed Musli Cultivation: Seeds are sown by broadcast method.

In case of water problem and to use the water effectively at root system, one can opt out for drip irrigation. Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana 2. The culhivation of planting on top of the ridges of cm height at a row distance of 30×15 cm is found adequate for obtaining commercial yield. Musli requires bone meal as well to full fill the requirement of phosphorus and the necessary micro-nutrients.

Safed Musli Crop Information | Apni Kheti

Introduction of Safed Musli Cultivation: At the time of the leaf fall, the tubers are light in colour and, as they mature by time, they turn into deep black colour. Application of Bavistin solution 1g in 1 litre of water at the interval of 25 days is given twice to control red spot.

Spacing Depending upon plant growth habit, use spacing of 10 inches x 12 inches. Application of Metacid 0. muspi

Sign Up With Saffd The botanical name of Safed musli is Chlorophytum borivilianum. As it mostly grown as rainy season crop, it does not require irrigation during the rainy season.

Land Preparation in Safed Musli Cultivation: Safed Musli could be easily intercropped in between maize rows. Warm and humid climatic condition with good amount of soil moisture during the growing season favour luxuriant vegetative growth and facilitate fleshy root development.

Safed Musli Cultivation Cultlvation Guide. To make the soil rich in organic matter, apply well decomposed cow dung along with other green manures. Mainly tuber harvesting is done in the month of March or April. While selecting the seeds, care should be taken and try to get these seeds from well known sources. About ten quintals of fleshy root wet per hectare, is collected.


Its botanical name is chlorophytum borivilianum and belongs to Liliaceae family. You will receive a link to create a new password.

Nursery bed should be well prepared on which seedlings are raised. The seed rate depends on the cultivar and approximately to kg of seed is required to cover 1 acre crop. It can be grown in cultvation of soil ranging from loamy to sandy soil having good drainage system. Wafed worms ruin the roots of plants by munching on them. I agree to the Terms. Soil Requirement for Safed Musli Cultivation: Seed spacing can be 10 in x 12 in. The harvested fleshy roots are cleaned and skin is removed.

How to grow Safed Musli (Chlorophytum Borivilianum) – Krishisewa

It is an annual herb having average height of Treatment with Humicil 5ml in 1 litre of water or Dithane M 5gm per litre is done to protect crop from soil borne diseases. In the domestic market, the rates ranges between Rs to Rs per kg depending on the quality of the product. Fruits are greenish to yellow in color and mainly produce sxfed July — December.