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Description for Bakul, Maulsari, Vajradhanthi
Maulsari, also known as Indian medlar, originates in the Indian subcontinent. Deemed one of the holiest trees, maulsari referred as vakula appears in Sanskrit literature and in the Indian epic, Ramayan. One Hindu legend holds that if wine is sprinkled on the mouth of a beautiful woman, maulsaris aromatic blossoms will spring forth.
Indeed, Krishna impressed the milkmaids when playing his flute underneath a maulsari tree on the banks of Yamuna. Even today, its richly scented flowers are used in garland making.
Large evergreen tree with dark grey fissured bark and densely spreading crown;Leaves oblong, glabrous and leathery with wavy margins, Flowers white, fragrant, axillary, solitary or fascicled, Fruits ovoid or ellipsoid berries, Seeds 1-2 per fruit, ovoid, compressed, greyish brown and shiny.
Planting and care
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds Flowers are fragrant
Caring for Bakul
- Grows naturally in sub-humid to very humid topical lowland climates, generally in frost-free areas with average annual lows of 21 to 24 C, average annual highs of 29 to 35 C and annual rainfall of 900 to 4000 mm, with a dry season of 3 to 7 months. However, it has its best development in areas with annual rainfall of 1500 mm or more.
Typical uses of Bakul
Special features: Various parts are found used in traditional Indian or Ayurvedic medicine. The ripe fruit pulp has astringent properties and is used in the treatment of chronic dysentery.
Ornamental use: na
Medicinal use: gum problems and dental disorders
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This plants collection is awesome!!! I would recommend it to everyone.
I am satisfied with the plants.
This plant can be planted in a simple pot.
Plant was healthy and growing.Delivered in well packed protective method. Appreciable. Thank you
Great plant for a green gift
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