Andrographis lineata


Periya Nangai Plant is an attractive plant that does best in hot humid locations. This annual herb can be found in hedgerows throughout the plains in India and is commonly cultivated in gardens. It loves sunshine and water but will not survive in wet or waterlogged soils so good drainage is essential for this plant.

The whole plant is very bitter is widely cultivated in Southern and Southeastern Asia, where it’s believed to treat bacterial infections and certain other diseases. Mostly the leaves and roots are used for medicinal purposes but the whole plant is also used, in some cases.

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– Our Periya Nangai plants come in 45 cm * 12 cm Pot with our own premium soil blend. Great for decorating your space!
– Delivery within 5-7 days from day of ordering.
– We ship directly from our greenhouse to your door. Our plants never sit in dark warehouses.
– Expertly packed. However, As with any living being, the signs of travel may be quite evident.
– Please provide some attention and care for the next couple of weeks
– Plants with shallow roots may topple over during shipping due to their shallow roots. Do not panic!! All you have to do is pot it back in the same container.
– The images/photos shown here are for representational purposes only.
– All our plants are delivered to you in either a 4″ or 6″ terracotta coloured plastic pot
– Comes with a cute postcard with care instructions.

Common Name: Periya Nangai, Periyanangai

Botanical Name: Andrographis lineata

Maximum growth dimensions: 1-3 inches

Light: Full sun

Temperature: 18 C – 24 C

Soil Type: Well drained, moist soil

Watering frequency: Regularly

Bloom time: Autumn, winter

Flower Colour: Pink

Difficulty level: Easy to grow

Weight 2.7 kg
Dimensions 12 × 45 cm

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