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Cats Whiskers Plant (Poona Meesai)


A cat whiskers plant is an upright plant that complements trailing and mounding plants beautifully. As it matures, it can reach a height of 2 feet and spread even beyond. You can buy online.
Name: Cat’s Whiskers Plant
Scientific name: Orthosiphon aristatus
Origin: Africa, South East Asia
Height: Up to 2 feet
Family: Lamiaceae

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 Cats Whiskers Plant

Buy Cats Whiskers Plant (Poona Meesai) online from Santhi online plants nursery website.

Cat whiskers is an evergreen member of the mint family that stands out with its stunning white flowers also available in online plant shopping. The blossoms shine against the plant’s gleaming dark-green leaves, and the colour contrast perfectly complements the snowy blooms. The plant’s name comes from the long, graceful stamens, which resemble white cat whiskers.

In zones 9 and 10, the shrub flowers are all summer. There are no severe pest or disease problems with cat whiskers plants. They’re simple to grow and look great in the garden, mainly because the sweet nectar attracts butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds. Cat’s Whiskers has a plethora of scientific synonyms and alternate colloquial names, particularly in Southeast Asia. This plant is native to Australia’s tropical areas and Southeast Asia, with East India, Indochina, and Indonesia populations. On the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java, it is grown for Java Tea. It grows wild at woodland borders, but it’s also abundant along highways and wastelands. These plant seeds are available in an online plant nursery.


Cat’s whiskers is a traditional Southeast Asian medicinal herb used to treat cancer, hepatitis, rheumatism, stomach discomfort, psoriasis, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, and kidney stones, among other inflammatory disorders. In addition, it helps with Respiratory Issues, High Blood Pressure, Treats Short Breath and Nerve Related Problems, Anti-Fungal. 

Diuretic Action, Heals Bladder Problems, Kidney Disorders, Acts as a Detox, Regulates Blood Sugar, Weight Loss, Treats Gum Problems, Anti-Bacterial, Treats Skin Disorders, Treats and Heals Gout, Anti-Bacterial, Treats Skin Disorders.


A cat whisker prefers well-drained, organically rich soil. These plant seeds are available in online nurseries. Before planting a cat whiskers plant, incorporate several inches of organic compost into the ground. Several inches of organic mulch applied over the root zone helps to maintain soil temperature. When the top few inches of soil feel dry, you’ll need to water the plant. For the most incredible flowers, fertilise cat whiskers once in the spring and once in the summer. The plant is quite tall, reaching a height of roughly 40 inches. In mild climes, cat’s whiskers grow best in full sun, although they will also grow in filtered light. Regular irrigation is an essential part of plant care at Whiskers.


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