Nagkeshar, Mesua Ferrea - Plant

It is widely cultivated as an ornamental due to its graceful shape, grayish-green foliage with a beautiful pink to red flush of drooping young leaves, and large, fragrant white flowers
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About Nagkeshar

A handsome Indian evergreen tree often planted as an ornamental for its fragrant white flowers that yield a perfume; source of very heavy hardwood used for railroad ties. In olden time, the very hard timber was used for making lances.

It is a small to medium-sized evergreen tree up to 13 m tall, often buttressed at the base with a trunk up to 90 cm in diameter.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Cobra saffron, Ceylon ironwood, Indian rose chestnut
Maximum Reachable Height 30m
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

Start with pruning shears for smaller growth. Use loppers, which look like giant, long-handle shears, for growth that is more than half an inch thick. A small pruning saw is handy, as it cuts on both the push and the pull.

Nagkeshar care

An accurate soil test will tell you where your pH currently stands. Acidic (sour) soil is counteracted by applying finely ground limestone, and alkaline (sweet) soil is treated with ground sulfur.If you order roses from a mail-order company, order early, in January or February (March at the latest). They are usually shipped in the spring as bare roots when plants are fully dormant, well before they have leafed out

Sunlight Full Sun
Watering Medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature -1 degrees c
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Nagkeshar special feature

It has simple, narrow, oblong, dark green leaves 7-15 cm long, with a whitish underside; the emerging young leaves are red to yellowish pink and drooping.

Nagkeshar uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • Unverified information The leaves are applied to the head in the form of a poultice for severe colds
  • Oil from the seeds is used for sores, scabies, wounds, and rheumatism
  • The root of this herb is often used as an antidote for snake poison
  • The dried flowers are used for bleeding hemorrhoids and dysentery with mucus
  • Fresh flowers are also prescribed for excessive thirst, excessive perspiration, cough, and for indigestion
  • Medicinal uses: Warning: Unverified information The leaves are applied to the head in the form of a poultice for severe colds
  • Oil from the seeds is used for sores, scabies, wounds, and rheumatism
  • The root of this herb is often used as an antidote for snake poison
  • The dried flowers are used for bleeding hemorrhoids and dysentery with mucus
  • Fresh flowers are also prescribed for excessive thirst, excessive perspiration, cough, and for indigestion

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Nagkeshar?

Nagkeshar is commonly known as Cobra saffron, Ceylon ironwood, Indian rose chestnut

How tall do Nagkeshar grow?

On average Nagkeshar grows 30m

What color are Nagkeshar?

A Nagkeshar plant bears flowers of color White

When Nagkeshar blooms?

With enough light, Nagkeshar may produce White flowers in Summer

How hard is Nagkeshar to grow?

A Nagkeshar is Easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Nagkeshar need?

A Nagkeshar prefers Full Sun

How much water does a Nagkeshar need?

A Nagkeshar prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a Nagkeshar need?

A Nagkeshar prefers Well-drained soil

What temperature does a Nagkeshar like?

A Nagkeshar prefers -1 degrees c

How often should I fertilize my Nagkeshar?

To encourage Nagkeshar growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



Reviews

Tuesday, 04 February 2020

I like very much this product.also i received a free gift on my order,i suggest everyone to buy N.L.

Esha Cruz

Sunday, 24 November 2019

when I put the plant indoors totally, it started having yellow leaves.

Satish Naidu

Saturday, 23 November 2019

Bit price is high but it s amazing plant, sun is not required only lighting is enough at any conditions even room light is enough for this plant.

Sunil Kushawaha
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