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Sterculia Urens, Indian Gum - 0.5 Kg Seeds

Sterculia Urens, Indian Gum - 0.5 Kg Seeds
also Know as kulu, Indian tragacanth, gum karaya, katira, sterculia gum or kateera gum.

it is commonly known as the भुत्या in Marathi (meaning ghost tree).
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Sterculia urens is a species of plant in the family Malvaceae. It is native to India and has been introduced into Burma.

Common name: ghost tree, kulu, Indian tragacanth, gum karaya, katira, sterculia gum or kateera gum.
Color: Red
Bloom time: April to May
Height: 20.00 to 40.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow

Planting & Care
The vining varieties require a support structure as some can get 15 feet tall. All plants prefer sun to light shade sites with well-draining and moderately fertile soil. Install the plant in the ground at the same level it was growing in the nursery pot. Most plants are grafted onto the common rootstock because of its superior hardiness.

Sunlight: Full sun to part shade

Soil: well-drained soil

Water: Medium

Temprature: 10-40 deg C

Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Care:

  • Plants do not thrive in Zones 9 to 10 without a period of refrigeration; they need a cold, dormant period.
  • Select a site with soil that drains well.
  • How can you tell? 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.
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Care:

 

 

  • Clean away from around the base of the rosebushes any trimmed debris that can harbor disease and insects.
  • Late in the season, stop deadheading rugosas so that hips will form on the plants; these can be harvested and dried on screens, away from sunlight, then stored in an airtight container.
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Special Feature:
Specimen landscape tree. In full flower, this tree produces a spectacular bloom.
Use
Medicinal use:

 

 

 

  • Sterculia urens is a species of plant in the family Malvaceae.
  • It is native to India and has been introduced into Burma.
  • A small to medium-sized tree with a pale-coloured trunk, it is commonly known as the भुत्या in Marathi (meaning ghost tree), kulu, Indian tragacanth, gum karaya, katira, sterculia gum or kateera gum.

 


Note:
for medicinal use

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

 

 

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4 / 5 devender ranawat 29 October 2018
Good germination rate..n what impresses me the most is the amount of seeds they provide..good work!

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