About Sterculia Foetida
The grey bark is smooth, spotted with brown and faintly ridged. The flowers, appearing early in February, forms at the knotty ends of the wrinkled old branchlets. The fruit consists of four to five follicles, each follicle generally containing 10-15 seeds.
|Plant Spread ||5 inch (13 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Java Olive, Peon, Poon Tree, Wild Indian Almond, Sterculia nut, Jangli badam|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 100 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Crimson-brown|
|Bloom Time ||February|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and careThis species should be planted in fertile, well-draining soil that is kept moist. Specimens require large amounts of space to grow properly. Apply mulch near the base to help retain soil moisture. In India, a leaf-rolling insect is a serious pest of this species.
Sterculia Foetida care
Choose a warm, sheltered location when growing. The vining varieties require a support structure as some can get 15 feet tall. Natural habitat is Moist deciduous forests and in the plains along coastal areas.
|Sunlight ||Part shade|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil |
|Temperature ||18 to 32 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
|Harvest Season ||After 9 to 11 months of fruit setting.|
Sterculia Foetida special feature
Sterculia Foetida uses
- The plant is used for an ornamental purpose
- They contain an oil that is used medicinally
- The seeds are edible after toasting and taste like chestnuts
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Sterculia Foetida?
Sterculia Foetida is commonly known as Java Olive, Peon, Poon Tree, Wild Indian Almond, Sterculia nut, Jangli badam
How tall do Sterculia Foetida grow?
On average Sterculia Foetida grows Up to 100 feet
What color are Sterculia Foetida?
A Sterculia Foetida plant bears flowers of color Crimson-brown
When Sterculia Foetida blooms?
With enough light, Sterculia Foetida may produce Crimson-brown flowers in February
How hard is Sterculia Foetida to grow?
A Sterculia Foetida is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Sterculia Foetida need?
A Sterculia Foetida prefers Part shade
How much water does a Sterculia Foetida need?
A Sterculia Foetida prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Sterculia Foetida need?
A Sterculia Foetida prefers Well-drained soil
What temperature does a Sterculia Foetida like?
A Sterculia Foetida prefers 18 to 32 degrees C
How often should I fertilize my Sterculia Foetida?
To encourage Sterculia Foetida growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Monday, 10 February 2020
Very good plant, very impressive packing, 2-3 leaves were dried. But will give 5 star
Thursday, 21 November 2019
Plants are awesome.. the quality is just fantastic. .....I gifted it to my mom on her anniversary
Tuesday, 19 November 2019
Dose u give instructions on how to maintain them??
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