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.
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excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though.
Fresh and beautiful, Must buy!
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