Bakul, Maulsari, Vajradhanthi - Plant

Maulsari originates in the Indian subcontinent. Deemed one of the holiest trees appears in Sanskrit literature & in Indian epic, Ramayan.
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About Bakul

Maulsari, also known as Indian medlar, originates in the Indian subcontinent. One Hindu legend holds that if wine is sprinkled on the mouth of a beautiful woman, maulsaris aromatic blossoms will spring forth.

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.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height25 inch (64 cm)
Plant Spread 8 inch (20 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Bakul, Maulsari, Vajradhanthi, Spanish cherry
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 20 ft
Flower Colour Yellowish white
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am.
  • You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector.
  • Fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season.

    Bakul care

    Planting season of this plant is in monsoon season. Dig a pit 45 X 45 X 45 cm and add vermicompost. After planting, watering should be done.

    Sunlight Full Sun
    Watering Moderately
    Soil well-drained soil
    Temperature 25 to 35 degree C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Bakul special feature

    Fragrant flowers

    Bakul uses

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Bakul?

    Bakul is commonly known as Bakul, Maulsari, Vajradhanthi, Spanish cherry

    How tall do Bakul grow?

    On average Bakul grows Up to 20 ft

    What color are Bakul?

    A Bakul plant bears flowers of color Yellowish white

    When Bakul blooms?

    With enough light, Bakul may produce Yellowish white flowers in Summer

    How hard is Bakul to grow?

    A Bakul is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Bakul need?

    A Bakul prefers Full Sun

    How much water does a Bakul need?

    A Bakul prefers watering Moderately

    What kind of soil does a Bakul need?

    A Bakul prefers well-drained soil

    What temperature does a Bakul like?

    A Bakul prefers 25 to 35 degree C

    How often should I fertilize my Bakul?

    To encourage Bakul growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


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