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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If you are planning for large scale or commercial cultivation of musli, soil test needs to be carried out to find out the cultivwtion health and it provides the opportunity to supplement the soil with deficient micro-nutrients. Soil should have proper drainage to drain out any excess water.

Local Names of Safed Musli in India: After harvesting, drying of tubers is done. Well-decomposed organic matter of cow dung can be applied in the soil during land preparation. Land is mainly prepared in the month of April — May.

They are found to give good yield and high saponin content. Spacing Depending upon plant growth habit, use spacing muslu 10 inches x 12 inches. Safed Musli is a medicinal plant that is native to India. Profits in Safed Musli Cultivation: You have successfully login. It is better to prepare raised beds along the slope of the land for proper drainage.

For suitable growth, use seed rate of kg per acre. Yield in Safed Musli Cultivation: This email not exits in our system!. The seedlings can be transplanted in the field during the next Kharif season only at 30×15 cm spacing because the development of plants as well as roots by means of seeds in the first year is not vigorous enough as compared the vegetatively propagated plants.


It take days to sprout.

Method of sowing Transplanting of seedling in main field. For land preparation firstly single deep cultivation is done before sowing and then tillering are done. After sowing cover bed with light soil. Sufficient moisture is needed during the vegetative and root growth period.

Post Harvesting in Safed Musli Cultivation: Warm and humid climatic condition with good amount of soil moisture during the growing season favour luxuriant vegetative growth and facilitate fleshy root development.

How to grow Safed Musli (Chlorophytum Borivilianum) – Krishisewa

The initiation of sprouts of fleshy roots starts in mid May but sometimes it could be as early as the last week ckltivation April in stored material. Intercropping in Safed Musli Cultivation: Harvesting is done in the month of September or October. Safed Musli is a herb with linear leaves appearing over ground with the advent of summer rains. Major pests found in safed musli cultivation are: Irrigation period depends on the soil capacity moisture holding and climatic conditions.

On maturity the tubers give maximum quantity. cultjvation

Caterpillars eat the fresh and healthy green leaves of the plants. Sign in New account You have successfully login.

Safed Musli Cultivation Information Guide | Agri Farming

Make sure to place drip-lines at the middle of each of the raised beds. Mainly tuber harvesting is done in the month of March or April.

Cocoa Cultivation Information Guide. Do frequent weeding, hoeing and earthing up and keep field weed free till 3 months.

As it mostly grown as rainy season crop, it does not require irrigation during the rainy season. Fruits are greenish to yellow in color and mainly produce in July — December. While selecting the seeds, care should be taken and try to get these seeds from well known sources. The seeds should be sown in a very well prepared seed bed which is heavily manured by using FYM or leaf litter in the first or second week of June and adequate moisture should be continuously maintained during absence of rain in early part of the season.


Harvesting saffd done when leaves start yellowing and then gets dried. Safed Musli requires well drained loamy to sandy loam soils rich in organic matter.


From dried material several products like Safed musli powder and Safed musli tonics are made after processing. The harvested fleshy roots are cleaned and skin is removed. Cultivqtion enter your email address. Harvesting in Safed Musli Cultivation: Treating the seeds before sowing should be carried for better pest and disease resistance and yield.

If there is no rains after sowing of fleshy root propagules and its transplanting then one irrigation be provided immediately. Package of Practices for Cultivation of Guggal Commiphora wightii.

Seed Rate Usually propagation is done through tubers or seeds. Harvesting of tuber is done when they changes its color from light to deep black. For good growth and better development apply irrigation at the interval of days.

For Safed musli, it required safrd prepared nursery beds. In the forest seedlings emerge out from the ground within days after receipt of rains. Skip to Home page.