About Kadam Tree
Kadamba large sized tree with a broad crown and straight cylindrical stem. The tree may reach a height of 45 m. The tree sometimes has small buttresses and a broad crown. Its branches are almost perpendicular to main stem.
Kadamb is a deciduous tree which grows throughout India, especially at low level places. The crown is umbrella-shaped and the branches are characteristically arranged in tiers. Flowers orange, small, in dense, globose heads. They appear like solid, hairy orange balls. The fruits are small capsules, packed closely together to form a fleshy, yellow or orange colored infructescence containing approx. 8,000 seeds.
|Plant Height||19 inch (48 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||6 inch (15 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Kadam, Kadamb |
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 45 meter|
|Flower Colour ||Yellow to orange|
|Bloom Time ||August- October|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy|
Planting and care
More than 6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day. Soil The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant. Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch. As rule of thumb, Water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Do not over-water the plant.Apply water preferably in morning or evening. Application of Fertilizer Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily. . During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month (June-Jan). Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer. Re-potting When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer. Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable growing condition. For re-potting procedure click here
Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.
Plant Protection Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area. Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment. Don'ts Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes. Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.
Kadam Tree care
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location: Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light. Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml ) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it. Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight ||More than 6 hours of sunlight a day is ideal for plant and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.|
|Watering ||Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml ) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.|
|Soil ||Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content. |
|Temperature ||25 to 35 degree Celsius|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer once a month (June-Jan).|
Kadam Tree special feature
Kadam Tree uses
- The tree is grown as an ornamental plant
- The plant is considered to be astringent, digestive, expectorant and febrifuge
Note: Use only after consulting the specialist
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Kadam Tree?
Kadam Tree is commonly known as Kadam, Kadamb
How tall do Kadam Tree grow?
On average Kadam Tree grows Up to 45 meter
What color are Kadam Tree?
A Kadam Tree plant bears flowers of color Yellow to orange
When Kadam Tree blooms?
With enough light, Kadam Tree may produce Yellow to orange flowers in August- October
How hard is Kadam Tree to grow?
How much sunlight does a Kadam Tree need?
A Kadam Tree prefers More than 6 hours of sunlight a day is ideal for plant and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.
How much water does a Kadam Tree need?
A Kadam Tree prefers watering Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml ) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
What kind of soil does a Kadam Tree need?
A Kadam Tree prefers Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
What temperature does a Kadam Tree like?
A Kadam Tree prefers 25 to 35 degree Celsius
How often should I fertilize my Kadam Tree?
To encourage Kadam Tree growth, Apply any organic fertilizer once a month (June-Jan).
Wednesday, 18 March 2020
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Thursday, 05 March 2020
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Thursday, 06 February 2020
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