Echites - Creepers & Climbers

Save Rs. 135.00

Sale priceRs. 850.00 Regular priceRs. 985.00


Echites Botanically known as Echites caryophyllata from Apocynaceae family. Common names are echites, madhu malati, malati etc. It is a evergreen shrub or vine growing over 12m in height. It is widely cultivated for its attractive and sweetly fragrant flowers. The flowers may be used as a fragrant ingredient in perfumes.

It is a big, woody climber which bears masses of fragrant, white, jasmine like flowers. It possesses rich green oval leaves which are oppositely arranged on the stem. In bloom it carries clusters of small five-petaled white flowers, which possess a spicy aroma. Year-around flowering, Flowers in flushes throughout the year. Fragrant flowers or leaves. Plant for puja or prayer flower or leaves Can grow on trellis or chain link fencing. Attracts butterflies Attracts bees

What does make it Special.???

 A heavy climber that can grow quite big and smother large trees. Quick growing climber. Best suitable for arches, pergola, wall, gates in sunny location etc. Flowers are white, scented, star shaped and twisted. Year round flowering for home garden. It possesses rich green oval leaves which are oppositely arranged on the stem. In bloom it carries clusters of small five-petaled white flowers, which possess a spicy aroma.

MAXIMUM HEIGHT - It's growth are depends on the supporting structure but usually grow between 8-12 meters in height.

BLOOMING TIME - It blooms almost 10 months in a year, somewhere year round in warm and humid climate.

GROWING TIPS - It can grow almost in all type of soil and it can easily grown at any Indian Climatic condition.

  • Plant in well drained soil and It grows and flowers best in full sun and it also do good in mild climates and in partial shade also..
  • Regular fertilizer application will help the plants grow well and give many flowers.
  • One of the best flowering busy climbers.
  • Is a very long lived climber and the supports should be strong and permanent and Pruning can be done to keep plants in required shape.
  • After 1 month you can transplant it into your permanent location in full bright light condition.
  • It is recommended to do leaf pruning after every heavy flowering, it will promote new shoots and more number of new flowering.


1. Echites  Plant 1 -2 Feet Height
2. Growing Pot (Black color) 6 Inch

*above specifications are for indicative purpose only, actual dimensions may slightly vary.



LIGHT CONDITION - It requires minimum more than 4 hours of Direct Sunlight. If planted in full shade the flowering frequency will reduced.

WATERING SCHEDULE - Water when the top soil(2-3 inch) feels dry to touch. Always maintain moisture near the root zone.

SOIL TYPE - The soil should be well drained, fertile & rich in organic content.

TEMPERATURE - Average temperature for growing and flowering is 25-35 Degree Celsius.

FERTILIZER APPLICATION - Apply any organic fertilizer once in a month for better health of the plant, apply water immediately after fertilizer application. For more vigours flowering apply any Phosphorus based fertilizer.

PLANT PROTECTION - Do regular pruning of the plant in order to maintain good required shape. Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants. Generally it is not affected by any pest & disease in case of any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.



  1. Remove the Packaging Materials carefully.
  2. Press the soil in the pot & add additional soil(garden mix) if necessary.
  3. Maintain moisture in the pot, Do not over water it may kill your plant, so make sure that the soil should be dry between watering.
  4. Provide support with stick/moss stick(vine plant) in order to make straight growth, for needed plant only.
  5. Make sure that plants get enough morning direct bright light for 10-15 days & do not go for immediate transplanting(minimum 1 month)
  6. Just prune if any branch of the plant is get damaged in transits.


You may also like

Recently viewed