Aegle Marmelos, Bel Tree, Bilva Patra - 0.5 kg Seeds

The deciduous tree with trifoliate leaves is traditionally used as a sacred offering by Hindus in India to Lord Shiva.
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About Aegle Marmelos

Bael is an indigenous fruit tree of India. Bael grows in wild and semi-wild in the North India states of Uttar Pradesh, Orissa, Bihar, West Bengal, and Madhya Pradesh. It is considered holy in Hindu religion and the leaves are used as offerings for Lord Shiva.

The flowering season starts in late May. It has pale yellowish green sweetly scented flowers. The slightly pear-shaped fruits are green in color and turn yellowish on ripening.

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Seeds Specifications

Common Name Bel patra
Height Up to 30 ft
Flower Colour Yellowish green
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am
  • You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector
  • Fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season

Aegle Marmelos care

  • Bael plants should be planted at a distance of 8m x 8m (Budded plants) or 10m x 10m (seedlings)
  • Pits of 90cm x 90cm x 90cm size are dug and filled with a mixture of topsoil + 25 kg farmyard manure up to a level of 6 cm from the ground level
  • February-March or July-August is the right time for planting
Sunlight Full sun to partial shade.
Watering Moderately
Soil A well- drained, sandy loam soil. It can thrive even on poor, clay and stony soils.
Temperature 20 to 30 degree C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

Aegle Marmelos special feature

Sacred plant

Aegle Marmelos uses

Medicinal Use:

  • Bel benefits in healing digestive disorders, ulcers, headache, hypertension, diabetes, and numerous other ailments
  • The ripe fruit works as a laxative but is not digested easily
  • Unripe bel fruit, on the other hand, promotes digestion and cures diarrhea
  • Note: Use only after consulting the specialist

Culinary Use:

  • The pulp is often processed as nectar or "squash" (diluted nectar)

Frequently Asked Questions

How tall do aegle marmelos grow?

On average aegle marmelos grows Up to 30 ft

What color are aegle marmelos?

A aegle marmelos plant bears flowers of color Yellowish green

How hard is aegle marmelos to grow?

A aegle marmelos is Easy to grow

How much sunlight does a aegle marmelos need?

A aegle marmelos prefers Full sun to partial shade.

How much water does a aegle marmelos need?

A aegle marmelos prefers watering Moderately

What kind of soil does a aegle marmelos need?

A well- drained, sandy loam soil. It can thrive even on poor, clay and stony soils.

What temperature does a aegle marmelos like?

20 to 30 degree C

How should I fertilize my aegle marmelos?

Apply any organic fertilizer.



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