About Terminalia Belerica
Leaves are alternately arranged or fascicled at the end of branches, Flowers arise in spikes in leaf axils. Seeds are of 2 cm. The nuts of the tree are rounded but with five flatter sides.
|Common Name ||Baheda, Belliric Myrobalan, Bastard myrobalan, Beach almond, Behada, Vibhitaka |
|Height ||Up to 60 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Greenish yellow|
|Bloom Time ||April to May|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
- It is fairly sensitive to frost, though seedlings can survive, particularly when covered with grass
- Generally, temperatures of -1 degrees C can kill a tree
- Prefers periodically dry soils, and is moderately drought tolerant
Terminalia Belerica care
- Pre-soaking in cold / warm water for 24 hours prior to sowing has been reported to improve germination rates
- Germination needs much moisture, and usually, takes 2 - 5 weeks
|Sunlight ||Full Sun |
|Soil ||Moderately fertile, well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||20 to 32 degrees C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Terminalia Belerica special feature
Widely used in Ayurveda.
Terminalia Belerica uses
- The pulp of the fruit (Beleric myrobalan) is considered by Hindu physicians to be astringent and laxative and is prescribed with salt and long pepper in affections of the throat and chest
- It is a main constituent of the Triphala
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall do terminalia belerica grow?
On average terminalia belerica grows Up to 60 feet
What color are terminalia belerica?
A terminalia belerica plant bears flowers of color Greenish yellow
How hard is terminalia belerica to grow?
A terminalia belerica is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a terminalia belerica need?
A terminalia belerica prefers Full Sun
How much water does a terminalia belerica need?
A terminalia belerica prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a terminalia belerica need?
Moderately fertile, well-drained soil
What temperature does a terminalia belerica like?
How should I fertilize my terminalia belerica?
Apply any organic fertilizer
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