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Delve into the world of exotic and extraordinary botanical wonders with the Gaping Dutchman's Pipe, also known as Aristolochia Ringens or Badak Vel. This plant is an unusual yet captivating flowering vine native to Central and South America, now ready to make a statement in Indian gardens.
The charm of Aristolochia ringens is undoubtedly its distinct flowers. Bearing a fascinating resemblance to a pelican's beak or a pipe, these flowers are not just visual spectacles, but also function as smart traps for insect pollinators aiding in efficient cross-pollination. These peculiar flowers that bloom from spring to summer, intermingled with drooping leaves, offer a unique spectacle of nature's creativity.
Complementing the flowers, the vine features beautiful heart-shaped leaves. These leaves exhibit a rich dark green color on the surface and a slightly lighter shade underneath, offering an invigorating contrast and adding to the overall aesthetics of your space.
Following successful pollination, the Gaping Dutchman's Pipe yields green capsule-like fruits. As they mature, these fruits turn brown, opening up to reveal numerous fertile seeds, thus continuing the lifecycle of this intriguing plant.
Growth and Care
The Gaping Dutchman's Pipe is a vigorous grower, potentially reaching a height of two to ten meters. It's perfectly suited for container gardening, provided it receives adequate care.
This plant enjoys a blend of partial shade and full sunlight. However, given the Indian summers, it would appreciate some shade during the afternoon hours to shield it from the intense heat.
Aristolochia ringens necessitates regular watering to sustain its healthy growth. Although it demonstrates drought tolerance once fully established, it thrives best with consistent soil moisture. Make sure to provide good drainage if planting in a container or select a garden location that doesn't retain excess water.
Support its active growth and lush foliage with a regular feeding routine. We recommend using organic fertilisers like Panchagavya, Fish Amino Acid, or decomposed cow dung to provide necessary nutrients. Regular application every two months during the growing season is advised for best results.
Add a touch of exotic beauty to your garden with the Gaping Dutchman's Pipe. Not just a visually appealing plant, it's sure to ignite intriguing conversations among your visitors!
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Note: There are quite a few processes and steps to be done by us to make sure the plants are shipped very safely. Hence please allow us 5-7 business days for processing and shipping your orders. Orders are usually shipped on Mondays and Tuesdays to ensure that the shipments are not held up during weekends.
Plants if damaged while transit will be replaced free of cost. We will need uncut unboxing video for processing the replacement
All orders placed will be shipped within 24 hours (except on Sundays). Orders placed before 12pm will be shipped the same day.
Shipping is free for all orders above ₹499/-
Orders below ₹499 will incur a modest ₹49 shipping cost.
All orchids, fruit plants and flower plants ship for FREE. Please note that we might need up to 2-3 business days to properly prepare the plants and ship them.
Bulk fertilizers are also shipped for free.
Products will be shipped via DTDC, Delhivery or India Post and will be delivered within 5-7 business days.
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