This product does not have the flowers at the time of shipping. After 2-3 years, the plant will bloom and that will be of orange colored flower.
Palash is a species of Butea monosperma and belongs to Fabaceae family, native to tropical and sub-tropical parts of the Indian Subcontinent.
Palash plant grows as a medium-sized deciduous tree, and it is a native to India.The tree grows up to 20 meter high and has a distinctive appearance due to its grey bark, irregular branches and crooked trunk.The tree doesn’t flower until January, and even its leaves fall until then,from January to March, the tree is loaded with orange flowers, which also lend it the most famous name, The Tree of the Flame. The flowers have five petals with a beak-shaped keel. The keel also earns it another colloquial name- parrot tree. Birds are the main pollinators of the flowers. The flowers grow in clusters on leafless branches.
|Plant Height||12 inch (30 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||5 inch (13 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Flame of the Forest, Bastard teak, Battle of Plassey tree, Bengal kino, Palas tree, and Parrot tree.|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 20 meter|
|Flower Colour ||Orange/Red Color|
|Bloom Time ||January to March|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy |
Planting and care
Morning sunlight of more than 6 hours a day is ideal for flowering and plant development. Soil The soil should be well drained, fertile and rich in organic content for growing Palash plant. Watering Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 4 cup (approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch. Do not overwater the plant. As a rule of thumb, water the plants thoroughly in summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Water should be applied preferably in the morning or evening. Application of Fertilizer Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so, it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily. Apply organic fertilizer once a month during the main growing season (December-February) Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer. Plant Protection Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and discard them away from the plants. For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment. Don'ts Do not overwater the plant. Avoid applying water in hot afternoon, it may cause damage to plant.
Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.
Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location: Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Apply 4 cup (approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch. Keep the plant in indirect bright light. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it. Key requirements to keep plant healthy:
|Sunlight ||Natural bright light with morning sunlight(more than 6 hours)|
|Watering ||Apply 4 cup(approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch|
|Soil ||Well drained, fertile and rich in organic content|
|Temperature ||30-35 Degree Celsius|
|Fertilizer ||Apply organic fertilizer once a month during the main growing season (December-February)|
Palash special feature
In Sanskrit, the flower is extensively used as a symbol of the arrival of spring and the color of love.
- Used as a Lawn specimen, small shade tree, and patio tree
- Extracts of flowers have free radical scavenging activity
- They also have strong chemo protective effect
- A decoction of the leaves treats leucorrhea and diabetes
- The leaves are good for eye diseases
- A paste of the stem bark relieves body swelling
- Stem juice benefits if applied on goiter
- The roots are used to cure night blindness and other eye defects
Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to ask your healthcare provider for guidelines
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Palash?
Palash is commonly known as Flame of the Forest, Bastard teak, Battle of Plassey tree, Bengal kino, Palas tree, and Parrot tree.
How tall do Palash grow?
On average Palash grows Up to 20 meter
What color are Palash?
A Palash plant bears flowers of color Orange/Red Color
When Palash blooms?
With enough light, Palash may produce Orange/Red Color flowers in January to March
How hard is Palash to grow?
How much sunlight does a Palash need?
A Palash prefers Natural bright light with morning sunlight(more than 6 hours)
How much water does a Palash need?
A Palash prefers watering Apply 4 cup(approx.200ml) of water when the top soil (1-2 inch) in the pot feels dry to touch
What kind of soil does a Palash need?
A Palash prefers Well drained, fertile and rich in organic content
What temperature does a Palash like?
A Palash prefers 30-35 Degree Celsius
How often should I fertilize my Palash?
To encourage Palash growth, Apply organic fertilizer once a month during the main growing season (December-February)
Monday, 17 February 2020
Couldn t find it anywhere else.
Tuesday, 26 November 2019
Nice plant. team is also always ready to help. Go for this if you are interested in buying a online plant. you wont be disappointed.
Monday, 25 November 2019
Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more
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