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Sterculia Foetida, Jungli Badam - Plant

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Description

Sterculia foetida is a soft-wooded tree originally from East Africa and North Australia.

The grey bark is smooth, spotted with brown and faintly ridged. The flowers, appearing early in February, forms at the knotty ends of the wrinkled old branchlets. The fruit consists of four to five follicles, each follicle generally containing 10-15 seeds.

Plant Specifications

Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Java Olive, Peon, Poon Tree, Wild Indian Almond, Sterculia nut, Jangli badam
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 100 feet
Flower Colour Crimson-brown
Bloom Time February
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • This species should be planted in fertile, well-draining soil that is kept moist.
  • Specimens require large amounts of space to grow properly.
  • Apply mulch near the base to help retain soil moisture.
  • In India, a leaf-rolling insect is a serious pest of this species.

    Sterculia Foetida care

    Choose a warm, sheltered location when growing. The vining varieties require a support structure as some can get 15 feet tall. Natural habitat is Moist deciduous forests and in the plains along coastal areas.

    Sunlight Part shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 18 to 32 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer
    Harvest Season After 9 to 11 months of fruit setting.

    Sterculia Foetida special feature

    Fruits

    Sterculia Foetida uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for an ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • They contain an oil that is used medicinally

    Culinary Use:

    • The seeds are edible after toasting and taste like chestnuts