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Scientific Name: Commiphora wightii
Common Name: Guggul, Indian Bdellium
Origin: Native to arid regions of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh
Plant Type: Thorny, deciduous shrub or small tree
Height: Up to 4 meters (13 feet)
Description: Guggul is known for its fragrant resin, which is used in traditional medicine and incense. The plant has small, oval leaves and produces red to pink flowers.
Best Time to Plant: Late winter or early spring
Propagation Methods: Stem cuttings, seeds
Soil Requirements: Well-draining, sandy or loamy soil with a pH between 6.0 and 7.5
Light Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant; water sparingly to avoid overwatering
Spacing: 1.5 to 2 meters (5 to 6.5 feet) apart
Temperature Tolerance: Grows best in temperatures between 20 and 35°C (68 and 95°F)
Fertilization: Apply organic compost or slow-release fertilizer once per year
Pests and Diseases: Generally pest-resistant, but susceptible to root rot if overwatered
Pruning: Prune to maintain the desired shape and remove dead or damaged branches
Watering: Water sparingly and allow the soil to dry out between waterings
Fertilizing: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in the spring
Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch to conserve moisture and suppress weeds
Support: Provide support to young plants with stakes or a trellis, if necessary
Medicinal: Guggul resin has been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for centuries. It is believed to have anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic, and cholesterol-lowering properties.
Incense: The aromatic resin is used to make incense for religious and spiritual ceremonies in India.
Ornamental: Guggul's attractive foliage and fragrant flowers make it a popular choice for ornamental gardens and landscaping in arid regions.
Soil Conservation: Guggul can help stabilize soil and prevent erosion in arid environments.
Wildlife Habitat: The plant provides shelter and food for various birds and insects in its native range.