Garlic creeper, Mansoa hymenaea

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Plant height: 12''

At Jagtap Nursery, your premier wholesale plant supplier, we offer the unique Garlic Creeper, a woody climbing vine native to tropical America. This vine is renowned for its distinctive garlic-like smell emanating from its leaves and flowers. With heart-shaped leaves and clusters of white, trumpet-shaped flowers, it adds both visual interest and an aromatic touch to any garden or landscape. Explore our wide range of ready effect climbers, including varieties with blue flowers, at our Solapur Road wholesale nursery or visit our garden center at Magarpatta City. Experience the beauty and fragrance of these exceptional climbers in your outdoor spaces today!

Care:

  • Light: Full sun to partial shade
  • Water: Water regularly, but allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings
  • Humidity: Prefers moderate to high humidity
  • Fertilizer: Fertilize once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Repotting: Repot every spring or summer, or when it becomes rootbound

Propagation:

  • Stem cuttings
  • Air layering

Benefits:

  • Fragrant flowers
  • Easy to care for
  • Fast-growing
  • Medicinal properties

Uses:

  • Ornamental vine
  • Groundcover
  • Trellis or moss pole
  • Hanging basket
  • Medicinal plant

Ideal planting location:

  • Spot that receives full sun to partial shade and has moderate to high humidity
  • Against a fence or wall
  • Over a trellis or arbor
  • In a hanging basket
  • In a pot on a patio or balcony

Pests and diseases:

  • Relatively resistant to pests and diseases
  • Can be susceptible to mealybugs, scale insects, and spider mites

Additional tips:

  • Prune the plant regularly to encourage new growth and flowering
  • Fertilize the plant regularly during the growing season to promote healthy growth and flowering
  • Water the plant regularly, but allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings
  • Protect the plant from frost in the winter

Medicinal uses:

The garlic creeper has been used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of ailments, including respiratory problems, skin conditions, and digestive disorders. The plant is also said to have anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.

History:

The garlic creeper has been cultivated in tropical America for centuries. It is mentioned in ancient Mayan and Aztec texts and was used by indigenous peoples as a food, medicine, and ornamental plant.

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