Amla Farming Tips in India - Planting & Varieties
Posted - Jul 24, 2023
A well matured Amla tree can yield upto 70 Kg of fruits. We can obtain Amla production for 70 years. As a result, Amla farming is a profitable business for farmers.
Amla farming needs 630 to 800 mm rainfall per year. It grows best in tropical conditions and extreme cold and hot temperatures should be avoided in Amla cultivation.
A well-drained fertile loam soil is considered ideal for Amla farming. The soil pH range between 6.5 to 9.5 is favourable to Amla trees, resulting in a higher income.
There are some popular types of Amla varieties in India are Chaikaya amla, Francis amla and Banarasi amla. Every Amla has unique characteristics and different cultivation requirements.
Regular irrigation is needed in Amla farming to achieve the best-quality plants. The best irrigation method preferred for Amla plants is drip irrigation method.
Amla is prone to numerous pests and diseases. The major diseases in Amla are internal necrosis and mold diseases, while the popular pests are caterpillars and aphids.
We can harvest Amla after three years of planting, and the harvesting process is carried out in February. Amla fruits are obtained by shaking the trees vigorously.