About Terminalia Arjuna
In Indian mythology, Arjun is supposed to be Sita's favorite tree. Native to India, the tree attracts lot of attention because of its association with mythology and its many uses. Arjuna is a large, evergreen tree, with a spreading crown and drooping branches.
Grows up to 25 m height, and the bark is grey and smooth. Leaves are sub-opposite. Flowers are small, white, and occur on long hanging recemes. Fruit is 2.3-3.5 cm long, fibrous woody, glabrous and has five hard wings, striated with numerous curved veins. Flowering time of the tree is April-July, in Indian conditions.
|Plant Height||23 inch (58 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||5 inch (13 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Arjuna, Arjun, and Kumbuk|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||Up to 25 meters|
|Flower Colour ||White to Pale Yellow|
|Bloom Time ||April to July|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow |
Planting and careKeep the soil moist, but not waterlogged.
Allow the soil to dry between waterings.
Choose a spot with full sun exposure for a mature plant.
Apply an organic fertilizer according to the plant need.
Prune the plant every year to maintain the shape and size of the tree.
Prune the damaged and diseased branches.
Terminalia Arjuna care
It can easily be propagated by seeds. Before sowing the seeds soak them in water for 2 days. Sow the seeds 1 inch deep in well drained and fertile potting mix. Use 2 seeds per pot. Water the seeds regularly. transplant the seeds after 8-9 months in the main field.
Transfer the seedling to well-drained loamy soil after about three months. Choose a spot with full sun exposure. Gently remove the plant root ball from the pot. Dig a hole deep enough for the root system and twice as wide, carefully spreading out the roots of the plant with your fingers. After that water the plant regularly until it establishes.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Soil ||Well-drained sandy or loamy soil|
|Temperature ||20 to 33 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer
|Harvest Season ||September to December|
Terminalia Arjuna special feature
Arjuna is a large, evergreen tree. It is a tree of Swati Nakshatra.
Terminalia Arjuna uses
- The plant is used for an ornamental purpose
- It can be planted roadsides or farm partitions
- The plant is used in Ayurvedic preparations
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Terminalia Arjuna?
Terminalia Arjuna is commonly known as Arjuna, Arjun, and Kumbuk
How tall do Terminalia Arjuna grow?
On average Terminalia Arjuna grows Up to 25 meters
What color are Terminalia Arjuna?
A Terminalia Arjuna plant bears flowers of color White to Pale Yellow
When Terminalia Arjuna blooms?
With enough light, Terminalia Arjuna may produce White to Pale Yellow flowers in April to July
How hard is Terminalia Arjuna to grow?
A Terminalia Arjuna is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Terminalia Arjuna need?
A Terminalia Arjuna prefers Full Sun to Partial Shade
How much water does a Terminalia Arjuna need?
A Terminalia Arjuna prefers watering Moderate
What kind of soil does a Terminalia Arjuna need?
A Terminalia Arjuna prefers Well-drained sandy or loamy soil
What temperature does a Terminalia Arjuna like?
A Terminalia Arjuna prefers 20 to 33 degrees C
How often should I fertilize my Terminalia Arjuna?
To encourage Terminalia Arjuna growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Friday, 24 January 2020
Does the plant need regular trimming?
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Does best in rich, well-draining soil.
Sunday, 10 November 2019
It s lovely. The plant was carefully packed and seems to be genuine plant. I m happy with my purchase.
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