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Kusum Tree, Ceylon Oak - Plant

Kusum Tree, Ceylon Oak - Plant
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It is a large deciduous (nearly evergreen) tree with a comparatively short fluted trunk and a shade spreading crown
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Description for Kusum Tree, Ceylon Oak

Plant height: 9 - 15 inches
Plant spread:

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, known colloquially as Chinese hibiscus, China rose, Hawaiian hibiscus, and shoeblackplant, is a species of tropical hibiscus, a flowering plant in the Hibisceae tribe of the family Malvaceae, native to East Asia.

Common name(s): Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
Flower colours: Yellow
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Max reacahble height: 4 to 10 feet
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and care

For dependable blooms, lilies need six to eight hours of direct sunlight a day. If it’s too shady, the stems will attempt to lean towards the sun or get spindly and fall over. Most of the popular varieties prefer acidic to neutral soil, but some are lime-tolerant or prefer alkaline soils (e.g., Madonna lilies).

Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Soil: Well-drained soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 5 to 35 degrees C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Kusum Tree

    In active growth, water freely especially if rainfall is less than 1 inch per week.Keep lilies mulched so that their roots are cool. 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.

    Kusum oil is a type of oil extracted from the seed of the Kusum tree (Schleichera oleosa). The plant, which is also commonly known as ceylon oak, lac tree, or Macassar oiltree, belongs to the Sapindaceae family. The schleichera family is named after J. C. Schleicher, a Swiss botanist, and the species name means “oily” or “rich in oil.” The tree is native to India and Pakistan, but is also found in some parts of Southeast Asia.

Typical uses of Kusum Tree

Special features: In USDA Zones 10-11, plants are excellent as specimens, hedges or screens. In areas where not winter hardy, plants are excellent in containers that may be brought indoors in fall or grown as houseplants.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose. Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area.

Medicinal use: The leaves of the Hibiscus rosa-sinensis are used as a laxative. The flowers of this plant may be used if you become infected with a type of E. Coli causes diarrhea. The Hibiscus rosa-sinensis has anti-diarrhea properties. The flowers are also used for fertility treatments.

References

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

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4 / 5 Kamal Knotbreaker 25 June 2018
Is it suitable for office premises with no fresh air space
4 / 5 Pavan Chowdary Maganti 22 June 2018
I can see the love and care that goes into shipping my plants, thanks nurserylive.
4 / 5 Nandana Pai Kakode 22 June 2018
Can i keep it in my ac room?
5 / 5 Esha Cruz 18 June 2018
Its been a month I bought this plant. It came with very few broken leaves but its growing fast now. Very happy with this one.
4 / 5 Satish Giri 12 June 2018
This is easy to grow with low maintenance requirements

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