Chulka kura / Khatta Palak
How To Grow Sorrel (Chukkakura)
Pot Size :
You Can use 18*6 or 24*6 Inch Grow bag for growing Sorrel. If you want to grow in Plastic pot use minimum 6 Inch pot . The wider pots/ Grow Bags will provide more space and more nutrient to the plant .
Sorrel or Chukkakura needs moist but well-drained, nutrient-rich soil. Use soil mix with combination of Red Soil , Vermicompost and Cocopeat at a ratio of (2:1:1) . Also add 2-5% of Neem Powder to the soil mix. Neem Powder will act as fungicide.
Sowing Sorrel Seeds : It is easy to grow even for beginners. Sow Sorrel Seeds / Chukkakura Seeds 1/2 inch deep and 3-4 inches apart. This will help the plants to grow and expand their roots. Place in a light position to germinate.
Sorrel will grow very well in Full sunlight or partial shade. At least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight is required each day for healthy growth.
Water Sorrel plants gently and thoroughly. Regular watering early in the day is advised. If the temperature is higher than 35 Degrees water it twice . Excess watering will cause in Root rot for any plant , so you need have proper drainage system in your container. Make sure that Excess water will drain properly .
Sorrel Seeds | Chukkakura Seeds
Common issues: Sorrel is easy to grow plant . It will grow fast. Sorrel pest problems are limited mostly to aphids, snails, and slugs. Those problems can be easily resolved using our Bio Insecticides . Use our Bio Insecticide Guardian for removing pest.
Harvesting: Sorrel leaves can be harvested in 40 to 50 days from seed plantation. It is very fast growing. Cut the big leaves of the plants as you need them. This encourages additional growth so you will be able to harvest again after a couple of weeks.