Herbal Monk Fruit Seeds | Siraitia Grosvenorii Luo Han Guo
HOW TO GROW FROM SEEDS
Before sowing, soak Monk Fruit seeds 3-4 days for good results. Plant in a fast-draining mix in a good solar greenhouse or under grow lights. You can sow the seeds deeply about, 5cm deep and keep the planting warm and on the dry side. The seeds are already swelled by soaking, and frequent watering seems to dissuade them from germination. Germination may take 3 to 6 weeks. Transplant to rich hills in the garden and provide trellis.
CARE AFTER GERMINATION
Monk Fruit prefers cool ambient temperature 20 to 22C. It grows better with a large difference in night and day temperatures. Watering is frequent, but without stagnation of water. Humidity is high. It also prefers diffused light, grows well in partial shade 7-8 hours of lighting is enough. The soil is not particularly important, but prefer soil enriched with humus. This exotic liana grows in a total nebula, without direct sun, but in a very warm climate.
MONK FRUIT AND BENEFITS
A perennial other names, monk fruit, or Buddha fruit. The leaves are narrow, heart-shaped, 10-20 cm long. The fruit is spherical, smooth. It is covered with a hard thin skin with fine hairs. The darker the fruit, the sweeter it is. The taste of arhat resembles melon. The extract obtained from the fruit of the plant is 300 times sweeter than sugar and has been used as a natural sweetener in China for a thousand years. The plant is widely used in traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of diabetes and obesity.
Note: Information provided for guidance only, as cultural practices and climatic circumstances vary.
- Sunlight: Medium Sun
- Watering: Medium
- Season: Summer
- Soil Type: Peat
- Scent: Fruit
- Color: Green
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