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Kailashpati, Cannon-ball Tree - Plant

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The cannon-ball tree is one of the most spectacular trees. This plant is a national flower plant of the Puducherry.


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Kailashpati, Cannon-ball Tree Plant

Description for Kailashpati, Cannon-ball Tree

Plant height: 19 - 29 inches (48 - 74 cm)
Plant spread: 4 - 8 inches (10 - 21 cm)

Interesting Fact: This tree is considered to be sacred because the petals resemble the hood of the Naga, a sacred snake protecting the Shiva Lingam - the stigma.

It is listed as a rare tree and flower in India. This tree grows up to 15 m tall. Leaves are oblong, obovate, elliptic, or broadly lanceolate. Inflorescence a raceme, to 70 cm long, terminal, and axillary, borne on branches and trunk. Flowers are showy, fragrant, fleshy, red or rosy purple. Fruits globose, 15 to 20 cm, hard outside, pulpy inside, reddish brown in color.

The fruits of this plant are spherical, giving the common name Cannonball tree.An interesting feature of this tree are the large brightly coloured flowers with strong and sweet scented smell. They are orange, scarlet or pink in colored, growing from stalks sprouting from the tree trunk. Another peculiar thing about the flower is that they have no nectar within them.

Common name(s): Cannon ball tree, Naga linga, Kailashpati
Flower colours: Red
Bloom time: March to August
Max reachable height: Up to 75 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Cannon-ball tree is propagated from the cutting and seeds. Best plantation season is a fall season.

Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: Well drained soil
Water: Average Water Needs
Temperature: 25 to 40 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer.

Caring for Kailashpati

  • Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am.
  • You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector.
  • You should prune and fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season.

Typical uses of Kailashpati

Special features: Attractive flowers

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: This plant is used as an ornamental tree in gardens for its large rosy purple flowers and large globular fruits.

Medicinal use: The fruit pulp is used to cure a headache. Leaf juice is applied externally for hair growth.

  • Note: The following information is general guidelines. Be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines.

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    5 / 5 Amit Bansal 02 July 2018
    excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though.
    5 / 5 Shyamali Basu 01 July 2018
    Fresh and beautiful, Must buy!
    5 / 5 Divya Kuchibhotla 29 June 2018
    I can see the love and care that goes into shipping my plants, thanks nurserylive.
    4 / 5 Bhat Prasann Kumar 28 June 2018
    I am satisfied with the plants.
    5 / 5 Parvati Gujju 28 June 2018
    Dose u give instructions on how to maintain them??


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