What are companion plants? Name a few of them

What are companion plants? Name a few of them

Rohit Kaushik asked June 15, 2016

1 answer

Seema Rawat June 15, 2016

Companion plants are those plants that act as friends when planted together in close proximity. They benefit each other by kind of gelling well together. Working as a team they keep away the unwanted pests and attract the ones required for good growth and provide nutrients as well as support to their neighbors/partners or companion.  
A few companion plants are- 

  1. Cauliflower- Spinach
  2. Basil - Pepper, Tomato
  3. Strawberry – Lettuce, Onion, Spinach, Bush Beans
  4. Pepper- Bean, Carrot, Onion
  5. Squash- Beans, Onion, Radish  
  6. Tomato- Cucumber, Carrot, Mint, Parsley, Peas
  7. Egg Plant- Beans, Spinach
  8. Cabbage Family- All Aromatic Herbs, Bush Beans, Onion, Spinach 



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