7 मार्च Flowers white. It perenates by fleshy roots/root-tubers. Tuberous root is used in ayurvedic medicin. Cultivation of safed musli is more profitable. of many Ayurvedic tonics. The roots fetch an attractive market price (presently. Rs , per kg of dry peeled fleshy roots). Safed musli. CLIMATE. It can be. Chlorophytum borivilianum (family Liliaceae) is a high-value medicinal plant becoming rare because it is harvested fromthe wild. To encourage.

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Safed Musli Cultivation Information Guide | Agri Farming

Remove any weeds from previously cultivated crops. Make sure to place drip-lines at the middle of each of the raised beds.

Sow Safed musli seeds on raised beds of 1. Harvesting of tuber is done when they changes its color from light to deep black. Out of total ten aspects of improved cultivxtion of safed musli, selected for assessing extent of adoption, maximum adoption was reported in selection of soil and weed control and minimum adoption in plant protection mus,i.

Safed Musli requires well drained loamy to sandy loam soils rich in organic matter.

In recent years, many farmers are getting attracted and showing muski in its cultivation on a large scale due to very high profitability. It is a pathogenic disease which causes yellowing of leaves then withering and then ultimately death of the whole leaf.

It was reported that the respondents of both the categories possessed highest knowledge about some of the crucial improved cultivation of safed musli sub aspects viz. The white tubers are taken and then they are air dried for around days.


At the time of the leaf fall, the tubers are light in colour and, as they mature by time, they turn into deep black colour. For land preparation firstly single deep cultivation is done before sowing and then tillering are done. Profits in Safed Musli Cultivation: One can expect decent profits in commercial safed musli farming with good crop management practices. Usually, in dry spell, irrigation can be carried out at 2 week interval.

Plant starts yielding cultivatiln about 90 days after planting. Please enter your email address. Irrigation in Safed Musli Cultivation: For Sheep and Goat Farming in India: After chemical treatment, use cultivaation for sowing. Soil should have proper drainage to drain out any excess water. One to two weeding-cum-hoeings are needed to keep the soil porous and free of weedy growth.

At maturity the leaves start yellowing and ultimately dry up from the collar part and fall down. Please check your email.

Do frequent weeding, hoeing and earthing up and keep field weed free till 3 months. The initiation of sprouts of fleshy roots starts in mid May but sometimes it could be as early as the last week of April in stored material. It take days to sprout.

The seeds are black in colour and with angular edges. After the leaf fall, the tubers should continue to be in the ground and they should not be plucked as the tube colour start changing and this will give more value.


Diseases and their control: Muspi any deficiency is seen in growth of plant then immediate required spray should be given.


Then peeling is done and then they are packed in muslj tight bags for transportation and for less spoilage. Yield in Safed Musli Cultivation: Time of sowing Optimum time for sowing of Safed musali is from June to August month.

It is better to prepare raised beds along the slope of the land for proper drainage.

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 cultivatoin the vegetatively propagated plants. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

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Intercropping in Safed Musli Cultivation: As it mostly grown as rainy season crop, it does not require irrigation during the cultivatkon season. In Rajasthan, it is found wild in tribal dominated pockets of Udaipur and Banswara district in limited area and quantity. It is a disease which causes red, orange and yellow leaf spots on plants.