Dillenia Indica, Elephant Apple - Plant

Karmal, Dog Teak, Dillenia, Nepali elephant apple
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About Dillenia Indica

Karmal is a large deciduous tree grows up to 40 meters in height. Leaves are large, 1-2 ft, alternate, ovate-rhomboid, obtuse or acute. Flowers yellowish, fragrant, 2-3 cm across, arise from the nodes of fallen leaves, on panicles.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Karmal, Dog Teak, Dillenia, Nepali elephant apple
Maximum Reachable Height 40 meters
Flower Colour green
Bloom Time March-May.
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.

Dillenia Indica 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 to Partial Shade
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 35–40°C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Dillenia Indica special feature

he flower-buds and young fruits have a pleasant, acid flavor and are eaten raw or cooked in Oudh and central India. The ripe fruits are also eaten.Dillenia, named in honour of J. J. Dillenius (1684-1747), a noted botanist. Pentagyna in allusion to the flower having five styles.

Dillenia Indica uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

Medicinal Use:

  • Unverified information According to Ayurveda, the plant pacifies vitiated vata, kapha, anal fistula, wounds, diabetes, diabetic carbuncle, neuritis, pleurisy, pneumonia, and burning sensation

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Dillenia Indica?

Dillenia Indica is commonly known as Karmal, Dog Teak, Dillenia, Nepali elephant apple

How tall do Dillenia Indica grow?

On average Dillenia Indica grows 40 meters

What color are Dillenia Indica?

A Dillenia Indica plant bears flowers of color green

When Dillenia Indica blooms?

With enough light, Dillenia Indica may produce green flowers in March-May.

How hard is Dillenia Indica to grow?

A Dillenia Indica is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Dillenia Indica need?

A Dillenia Indica prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade

How much water does a Dillenia Indica need?

A Dillenia Indica prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a Dillenia Indica need?

A Dillenia Indica prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Dillenia Indica like?

A Dillenia Indica prefers 35–40°C

How often should I fertilize my Dillenia Indica?

To encourage Dillenia Indica growth, Apply any organic fertilizer


Friday, 07 February 2020

Fresh and beautiful, Must buy!

Gurleen Kaur

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

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Monday, 18 November 2019

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