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Palash, Tree of Poorvaphalguni Nakshatra, Leo or Singh Rashi - Plant

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Description

Palash Tree is recommended for Poorvaphalguni Nakshatra. 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.

Combo constituents

SrNo Item name Qty
1 Palash, Butea - Plant 1

 

What makes it special:

  • One of the best attractive flowering plants.
  • Low maintenance plant.
  • Perfect plant to add color to your garden.
  • It is also believed that Palash is the form of the God of life himself- Agni.

This product does not have the flowers at the time of shipping. After 2-3 years, the plant will bloom and that will be of the orange-colored flower. Palash is a species of Butea monosperma and belongs to the Fabaceae family, native to tropical and sub-tropical parts of the Indian Subcontinent.

Palash plant grows as a medium-sized deciduous tree, and it is native to India. The tree grows up to 20 meters 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 flowe The flowers grow in clusters on leafless branches.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 22 inch (56 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Flame of the Forest, Bastard teak, Battle of Plassey tree, Bengal kino, Palas tree, and Parrot tree.
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 20 meter
Flower Colour Orange/Red Color
Bloom Time January to March
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care


Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Sunlight

 

  • Morning sunlight of more than 6 hours a day is ideal for flowering and plant development.
  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content for growing Palash plant.
  • Watering
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 4 cup (approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plants thoroughly in summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Water should be applied preferably in the morning or evening.
  • Application of Fertilizer
  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so, it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
  • Apply organic fertilizer once a month during the main growing season (December-February)
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.
  • Plant Protection
  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

  • Donts
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • Avoid applying water in hot afternoon, it may cause damage to plant.
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    Palash care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

     

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 4 cup (approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch.
  • Keep the plant in indirect bright light.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

  • Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

     

    Sunlight Natural bright light with morning sunlight(more than 6 hours)
    Watering Apply 4 cup(approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch
    Soil Well drained, fertile and rich in organic content
    Temperature 30-35 Degree Celsius
    Fertilizer Apply organic fertilizer once a month during the main growing season (December-February)

    Palash special feature

    In Sanskrit, the flower is extensively used as a symbol of the arrival of spring and the color of love.

    Palash uses

    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.
    • 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
    • Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines.

     

     

     

     

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