About Sterculia Alata
Buddha Coconut is a tall tree, which gets is a name from its coconut-like fruit. Leaves are blade broadly ovate-heartshaped. Flowers are borne in small, few-flowered racemes. Fruit is large, woody.
|Plant Height||19 inch (48 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||5 inch (13 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Buddha Coconut |
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 30 m |
|Flower Colour ||Orange to brown|
|Bloom Time ||September to October|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and careThese seeds have already been thoroughly cleaned and should be sown into a well-drained, sandy compost at any time of the year, and covered thinly with sand or grit and kept moistly.Keep at between 20 to 25 degrees C.Seeds sometimes germinate within 4 to 6 weeks although some varieties may take very much longer so, please be patient.Plant out in the open ground in warmer countries or in a large container elsewhere.
Sterculia Alata care
Red flowers grow into huge, very pretty, five-sectioned seed pods with red interiors, which can reach 12 cm in diameter and open along one side to release up to 40 very large, shiny, black edible seeds. This large deciduous tree with an attractive buttressed trunk is found in disturbed, evergreen forests from India to Burma and Malaysia.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||20 C to 35 C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer. |
Sterculia Alata special feature
The adsorption process has not been used extensively in wastewater treatment, but demands for a better quality of treated wastewater effluent, including toxicity reduction, have led to an intensive examination and use of the process of adsorption
Sterculia Alata uses
- It is used as the ornamental plant
- Mostly used for skin disease treatment, fever, and minor wounds
- Note: Use after consulting the health specialist
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Sterculia Alata?
Sterculia Alata is commonly known as Buddha Coconut
How tall do Sterculia Alata grow?
On average Sterculia Alata grows Up to 30 m
What color are Sterculia Alata?
A Sterculia Alata plant bears flowers of color Orange to brown
When Sterculia Alata blooms?
With enough light, Sterculia Alata may produce Orange to brown flowers in September to October
How hard is Sterculia Alata to grow?
A Sterculia Alata is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Sterculia Alata need?
A Sterculia Alata prefers Full Sun
How much water does a Sterculia Alata need?
A Sterculia Alata prefers watering MOderately
What kind of soil does a Sterculia Alata need?
A Sterculia Alata prefers Well-drained soil
What temperature does a Sterculia Alata like?
A Sterculia Alata prefers 20 C to 35 C
How often should I fertilize my Sterculia Alata?
To encourage Sterculia Alata growth, Apply any organic fertilizer.
Wednesday, 29 January 2020
It came well packed and is exactly how they show it
Thursday, 28 November 2019
plant was delivered in excellent condition there was no damage .
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Beautiful healthy plants delivered straight to the doorstep.
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