How to grow Henna plant

Henna plant growing shrub‎ or small tree of the genus Lawsonia also known as Lawsonia inermis, Henna plant perennial evergreen or deciduous plant, used for dye skin and fabric also used as ornamental plant, drought tolerant or as hedge plant, can grow in desert, tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 11+

Leaves color green in elliptic shape

Henna plant flower

Flower color yellow, flowers are small in in cross shape and the stamens bigger than the petals.

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Requirements for Henna plant growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn / Winter

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant:
1-5m, 3-15 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Yellow, flowers are small in in cross shape and the stamens bigger than the petals.

Scientific name:

Lawsonia inermis

Alternative names: Hina, Henna tree, Mignonette tree, Egyptian privet

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