Chandni Tabernaemontana divaricata is a beautiful, evergreen shrub that is native to India. It has glossy, dark green leaves and bears clusters of white flowers with yellow centers. The flowers are very fragrant and attract bees and butterflies. Chandni Tabernaemontana divaricata is an excellent plant for use in hedges, as a specimen plant, or in mass plantings. It is drought tolerant and prefers full sun to partial shade.
This plant is mainly cultivated in gardens for its showy fragrant flower, foliage beauty etc. This flower is often used to worship god in hindu temples. So this is a sacred flower. Beside this it has many other uses which are mentioned below:
Chandni Flower Plant can be used as a specimen plant. Also, it can be used as a hedge plant.
The juice from the flower bud of the plant is mixed with oil and is used to treat inflammation.
This plant is also used in dental care, for scabies, as cough medicine and for eye ailments.
How to care:
Chandni Tabernaemontana divaricata is a hardy plant and does not require much care. It should be pruned in early spring to shape it. It is drought tolerant and does not need much water once it is established. It can be fertilized with a general purpose fertilizer in early spring.
Tabernaemontana divaricata is drought tolerant and does not need much water once it is established.
Tabernaemontana divaricata prefers full sun to partial shade and does not tolerate cold temperatures.It’s a plant that requires full to partial sunlight, any soil, moist environments, but not waterlogged roots as it will then breed pests.
Type of Soil:
Tabernaemontana divaricata prefers well-drained, sandy soil.
Pest and Disease:
Tabernaemontana divaricata is relatively pest and disease free.
How did propagation:
Tabernaemontana divaricata can be propagated by seed or cuttings. To propagate by seed, sow the seeds in a well-drained, sandy soil in spring. To propagate by cuttings, take stem cuttings from new growth in spring or summerFor the propagation of this plant from cuttings, 3-4 healthy cuttings of the plant are required..
Chandni Tabernaemontana divaricata is an excellent plant for use in hedges, as a specimen plant, or in mass plantings.