Kailashpati, Cannon-ball Tree - Plant
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- Large attractive colored flower.
- Sweet, Strong Scented smell.
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Botanically known as Couroupita guianensis, Leaves are oblong, obovate, elliptic, or broadly lanceolate. Inflorescence a raceme, to 70 cm long, terminal, and axillary, borne on branches and trunk. Flowers are showy, fragrant, fleshy, red or rosy purple. Fruits globose, 15 to 20 cm, hard outside, pulpy inside, reddish brown in color.The fruits of this plant are spherical, giving the common name Cannonball tree. An interesting feature
|Plant Height||24 inch (61 cm)|
|Plant Spread||6 inch (15 cm)|
|Common Name||Cannon ball tree, Naga linga, Kailashpati|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 15 meter|
|Flower Colour||Red to Pink|
|Bloom Time||March to August|
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Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:
|Sunlight||More than 6 hours of sunlight a day is ideal for plant and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.|
|Watering||Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml water) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.|
|Soil||Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.|
|Temperature||25 to 35 degree Celsius|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer once a month (Oct-Jan).|
Attractive colored flowers.
Cannonball tree scientific name is Couroupita guianensis
The fruit is edible but is not usually eaten by people because, in contrast to its intensely fragrant flowers, it can have an unpleasant smell. Note- please consult your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts.
Cannonball trees grow well outdoors where it can receive direct sunlight for more than 6 hrs a day.
There are many medicinal uses of the plant. as per the published research extracts of several parts of the tree to treat hypertension, tumors, pain, and inflammation. It has been used to treat the common cold, stomachache, skin conditions and wounds, malaria, and toothache. Note- please consult your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts.
The scientific name of the cannonball tree is Couroupita guianensis.cannonball tree is a deciduous flowering tree in the family Lecythidaceae. It is cultivated in many other tropical areas throughout the world because of its beautiful, fragrant flowers and large, interesting fruits.
Can this plant survive in pot and in the climate of BHOPAL ( M P ) , i .e. very less rainfall and quite hot climate comparing to Punducherry .
Yes, it can be grown in Bhopal but this is a tree variety of plants and recommended to grow on the ground. One can grow this plant in a pot but finally, it would require planing in the ground.