Terminalia Arjuna, Arjun - Plant

Arjuna is a large, evergreen tree, with a spreading crown and drooping branches.
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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 Specifications

Plant Height23 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 care

  • Keep 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
    Watering Moderate
    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

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for an ornamental purpose
    • It can be planted roadsides or farm partitions

    Medicinal Use:

    • 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?

    Joshi Prisy

    Wednesday, 27 November 2019

    Does best in rich, well-draining soil.

    Nishi Saxena

    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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