Article Index
NILAPPANA
1. Botany
2. Chemical Constituents
3. Medicinal Properties & Use
4. Soil & Climate
5. Propagation
6. Planting & Aftercare
7. Pest & Diseases
8. Harvest & Processing
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SOIL & CLIMATE

The plant is found throughout India  from near sea level to 2300 m altitude, especially in rock crevices and laterite soil.
It grows in moist soils rich in organic matter.
The crop prefers shade and grows best as intercrop.