Kailashpati, Cannon-ball Tree - Plant
Description for Kailashpati, Cannon-ball Tree
It is listed as a rare tree and flower in India. The cannon ball tree is planted in gardens because the flowers are large, beautiful, pleasantly aromatic, and unlike any other flower a newcomer to the tropics has ever seen. The large round fruit of the "Cannonball tree" has a hard thin shell filled with a soft pulp containing many seeds. The hard shells of the fruit are sometimes used as containers.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Cannon ball tree, Naga linga, Kailashpati||Yellow, reddish and pink||Blooms all year||Upto 75 feet||Easy|
Planting and care
|Full Sun||Well drained soil||Average Water Needs; Water regularly; over watering should be avoided.||Hardy upto 30-40 degree F.||-|
Caring for Kailashpati
Typical uses of Kailashpati
Culinary use: Flowers, leaves, fruits are used. Flowers are used in Shiva pooja and it also have significance in traditional culture. The soft, light-colored wood is also utilized to manufacture furniture.
Ornamental use: The tree is mainly grown for its beauty. It flowers in racemes which is cauliflorus and smells aromatic.
People use extracts of several parts in common cold, stomachache, skin conditions and wounds, malaria, and toothache.
Note: The following information is general guidelines. Be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines.
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excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though.
Fresh and beautiful, Must buy!
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