The major components of safed musli are carbohydrates (41%), protein (%), saponins Heavy black soil is not suitable for cultivation of Musli. Climate. 18 Jan Safed Musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum L.) is a medicinal tuberous root herbal plant, with small, usually white flowers, produced on sparse. Chlorophytum borivilianum (family Liliaceae) is a high-value medicinal plant becoming rare because it is harvested fromthe wild. To encourage its adoption as a.

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Harvesting in Safed Musli Cultivation: The seeds are black in colour and with angular edges. Your login details have been sent to your registered email address. Application of Bavistin solution 1g in 1 litre of water at the interval of 25 days is given twice to control red spot. While selecting the seeds, care should be taken and try to get these seeds from well known sources. The practice of planting on top of the ridges of cm height at a row distance of 30×15 cm is found adequate for obtaining commercial yield.

Intercultural Operations in Safed Musli Cultivation: Climate Required for Safed Musli Cultivation: If you are planning for large scale or commercial cultivation of musli, soil test needs to be carried out to find out the soil health and it provides the opportunity to supplement the soil with deficient micro-nutrients.

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Treatment with Humicil 5ml in 1 litre of water or Dithane M 5gm per litre is done to protect crop from soil borne diseases. After chemical treatment, use seeds for sowing.


Its botanical name is chlorophytum borivilianum and belongs to Cultivatipn family. You have successfully login. Apply organic manure i. One to two weeding-cum-hoeings are needed to keep the soil porous and free of weedy growth.

Health Benefits of Safed Musli: Sign in New account You have successfully login. Even a small, 1 cm long and slightly shrinken fleshy roots or root stocks has a capacity to reproduce into new plants. Method of sowing Transplanting of seedling in main cultivattion.

Please enter your email address. For suitable growth, use seed rate of kg per acre. It is better to prepare raised beds along the slope of the land for proper drainage. It is a disease which causes red, orange and yellow leaf spots on plants. On maturity the tubers give maximum quantity.

It can cultication mountain slopes or sloppy lands. It is an annual herb having average height of Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research 5. The harvested fleshy roots are cleaned and skin is removed. I agree to the Terms.

Manures and Fertilizers in Safed Musli Cultivation: Yield in Safed Musli Cultivation: Season for Safed Musli Cultivation: Heavy block cotton soils are not suitable of musli cultivation. 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. Treating the seeds before sowing should be carried for better pest and disease resistance and yield.

Later, when soil moisture get reduced in the fields, irrigation may be done after 10 to 15 days interval. Local Names of Safed Musli in India: Make sure to irrigate the raised beds well before plantation. Department of Agriculture 3. About ten quintals of cultivvation root wet per hectare, is collected. Sufficient moisture is needed during the vegetative and root growth period. If soil is of clayey nature then apply Mycemeel 1. However, for the purpose of msli plants in the field either the sprouted seedlings should be collected from the forest between 10 saced 30 days after receipt of rains and transplanted in the field culyivation fleshy root bunches should be taken out from the ground or storage place in mid of May.


Like any tuberous crops, Musli is better grown on raised beds. 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.

Safed Musli Cultivation Information Guide | Agri Farming

Roots are in cluster having black seeds. Make sure to muxli drip-lines at the msuli of each of the raised beds. The growing method of musli is very easy and anyone who has no experience of farming can go for it. The seed should be sown half inch depth in the soil.

The crop may be sown after receipt of rains. Well-decomposed organic matter of cow dung can be applied in the soil during land preparation. If any deficiency is seen in growth of plant then immediate required spray should be given.

Time of sowing Optimum time for sowing of Safed musali is from June to August month.