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Butea monosperma
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Description for Palash, Butea

Butea monosperma is a species of Butea native to tropical and sub-tropical parts of the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia, ranging across India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Butea monosperma Orange/red January to March 30.00 to 40.00 feet Easy to grow

Planting and care

After a good rain, find a spot that is the first to dry out. Water trapped beneath the scales may rot the bulb, so a well-drained site is essential. Also, select a site that gets full sun.
For dependable blooms, lilies need six to eight hours of direct sunlight a day.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full sun to part shade well-drained soil Medium 30° C Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Palash

  • The mulch should feel moist but not wet.
  • Apply a high-potassium liquid fertilizer every 2 weeks from early spring until 6 weeks after flowering.
  • Keep moist in winter.
  • Apply a thin layer of compost each spring, followed by a 2-inch layer of mulch.
  • Stake tall lilies.Lilies do not rebloom, but you can remove the faded flowers so that the plants seeds.

Typical uses of Palash

Special features: Best planted as a specimen in a mixed grove of trees that will hide its awkward habit but give its flowers full visibility.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose. Its kept outdoor.

References

  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/ http://www.flowersofindia.net/

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