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Palash is considered a sacred tree and Indian Postal Department also issued a postal stamp to celebrate the value of the flower it adds to the Indian landscape. Palash is also the state flower of Jharkhand. It is also believed that Palash is the form of the God of life himself- Agni.
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Palash, Butea Plant

Description for Palash, Butea

Plant height: 14 - 22 inches
Plant spread: 4 - 6 inches

Palash plant grows as a medium-sized tree and is a native to India. The tree grows up to 40 feet high and has a distinctive appearance due to its grey bark, irregular branches and crooked trunk. . The tree doesn’t flower until January, and even its leaves fall until then.

From January to March, the tree is loaded with orange flowers, which also lend it the most famous name, The Tree of the Flame. The flowers have five petals with a beak-shaped keel. The keel also earns it another colloquial name- parrot tree. Birds are the main pollinators of the flowers. The flowers grow in clusters on leafless branches.

Common name(s): Flame of the Forest, Bastard teak, Battle of Plassey tree, Bengal kino, Palas tree, and Parrot tree.
Flower colours: Orange/red
Bloom time: January to March
Max reachable height: 30 to 40 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

The seeds are the major source of natural reproduction. Freshly harvested seeds are viable mostly. Sown the seeds 25-30 cm apart. If the seeds are soaked in water before sowing it will give a better result. Water the seeds regularly. Germination, which starts in about 10-12 days, is completed in 4 weeks. Seeds germinate well in a temperature of 30 degrees C.

Sunlight: Full sun to part shade
Soil: Well-drained soil
Water: Moderately
Temperature: 30-35 degrees C
Fertilizer: 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: It is a plant of Poorvaphalguni Nakshatra.

Ornamental use: Used as a Lawn specimen, small shade tree, and patio tree.

Medicinal use: Extracts of flowers have free radical scavenging activity. They also have strong chemo protective effect. A decoction of the leaves treats leucorrhea and diabetes. They can be put into a douche to treat leucorrhea. The leaves are good for eye diseases.

A paste of the stem bark relieves body swelling. Stem juice benefits if applied on goiter. The roots are used to cure night blindness and other eye defects.

  • Use only as per doctor's prescription.

  • References

    • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/
    • http://www.flowersofindia.net/
    • http://floriculturetoday.in/index.php/component/content/article/1-latest-news/175-butea-the-flame-of-forest.html

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    5 / 5 Yash Khetiya 01 July 2018
    is the pot and soil included?
    4 / 5 Susan 29 June 2018
    What are other names of this plant?
    5 / 5 Pukhrambam Kavita 23 June 2018
    Fresh and beautiful, Must buy!
    4 / 5 Joshi Prisy 18 June 2018
    he plant was very nicely packed. Thanks for the plant surely will order more
    5 / 5 Pinky Talreja 16 June 2018
    Wow nice plants and delivered in great condition..

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