Kadam Tree, Kadamb - Plant

Kadamba is an evergreen, tropical tree. It has scented orange flowers in dense globe-shaped clusters.

    What makes it special:
  • The fragrant orange flowers attract Honey-bees
  • The tree is grown along avenues, roadsides and villages for shade.
  • Kadamb flowers are used for the production perfumes with sandalwood base.
100 Ratings 97 Reviews

MRP :

(Inclusive of all taxes)

₹449
Shipping Rs 79
Dispatch in 1-2 weeks
In Stock (1042 Sold in last 30 days)

Todays Offer

Get 1 Plant growth and flowering booster free.

Order > ₹ 599, Get ₹ 220 Seeds Free, Use Code: KITCHENSEEDS - copy

Note: Image is for reference purpose only. Actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height etc. Product is replaceable but not returnable.

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 Specifications

Plant Height19 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


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

Light Requirement

  • 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

    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

    Evergreen plant

    Kadam Tree uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The tree is grown as an ornamental plant

    Medicinal Use:

    • 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?

    A Kadam Tree is Easy

    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).



    Reviews

    Wednesday, 18 March 2020

    Hope many more to purchase and recommend to buy from this seller without giving room second thought

    vijayalakshmi

    Thursday, 05 March 2020

    This plant is exactly what I wanted.

    Jolly Joy Monteroyo

    Thursday, 06 February 2020

    Suddenly all my house plants have started blooming and have lush foliage :)

    Sriram Sena
    More reviews

    Please log in to write a review. Log in