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Kokum, Ratamba ( Grown through seeds ) - Plant

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Description

Kokum is a tree with a dense canopy of green leaves and red-tinged tender emerging leaves.

Kokum is a tree with a dense canopy of green leaves and red-tinged tender emerging leaves. It is indigenous to the Western Ghats region of India, along with the western coast. The tree is large and handsome, having elliptic, oblong or oblong-lanceolate, deep-green glossy leaves.

The flowers are fleshy, dark pink, solitary or in spreading cluster. The fruit is brownish or brownish-gray, marbled with yellow.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 23 inch (58 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Kokam, Goa butter tree, Kokum butter tree, Mangosteen, Bheranda
Maximum Reachable Height 25 feet
Flower Colour Dark pink
Bloom Time November to February
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • The regular garden soil is not recommended, as this soil is more prone to diseases and weeds.
  • The tree is adapted to Asian environments and if you plant it in garden soil then there are chances that it dies immature.
  • You can make a special potting mixture for this plant by mixing organic compost and garden soil in one is to one proportion.
  • The organic compost would be required periodically even after the tree reaches its full grown stage as this will increase the fruit yield of the tree.
  • This mixture is somewhat same as the soil mixture you see in the rainforests and hence favorable to the growth.

    Kokum care

    Garcinia has lately grabbed the attention of many health enthusiasts and now when the fruit extract is available under various brand names, you might be thinking whether you can grow it on your own. Definitely it is possible and all you need is a lot of determination and little care. If you are from India or Southeast Asia then the natural climate prevailing at your place would support the growth of Garcinia Cambogia but if you are placed at some other region then you have to follow some simple care tips to grow this fabulous fruit in your courtyard.

    Sunlight Full Sun
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 36 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Kokum special feature

    The proper care taken during initial growth phase would turn out to be great growth booster throughout. Well-maintained saplings turn into healthy trees and eventually give a good yield. Do not forget this is your future and you cannot take shortcuts in shaping your future for sure.

    Kokum uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for an ornamental purpose

    Culinary Use:

    • The fruits are plucked when they are ripe and used in juices