Sterculia Foetida, Jungli Badam - Plant
Description for Sterculia Foetida, Jungli Badam
Sterculia foetida is a soft wooded tree that can grow up to 115 feet tall. It was described in 1753 by Carolus Linnaeus. Common names for the plant are the bastard poon tree, java olive tree, hazel sterculia, and wild almond tree.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Sterculia Foetida, Jungli Badam,bastard poon tree, java olive tree, hazel sterculia, Wild Almond Tree,Vitkhadirah,Poothiyunartthy,Pinar,Pottakkavalam,Peenari,Malambarathy,Kutiraippitukku,Kelumpang jari, Kelumpang, Kepoh,Skunk tree,Xiang ping po,Australian flame tree, bangar nut,skunk tree, star chestnut,kalumpang,arbre puant,olive de Java, olivier putois,kabu kabu, kepoh,castanha da Ãndia, chichÃ , chichÃ¡ fedorento, oliva de java,ana cagÃ¼ita, olivo de Java,chammahong, homrong, samrong ,gorapu badam, pee, pottaikavalam,GewÃ¶hnlicher Stinkbaum .||green||Rarely flowers indoors||50.00 to 100.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Choose a warm, sheltered location when growing. The vining varieties require a support structure as some can get 15 feet tall. All plants prefer sun to light shade sites with well-draining and moderately fertile soil. Install the plant in the ground at the same level it was growing in the nursery pot.
|Part shade||well-drained soil||Medium||18 - 32Â°c||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Sterculia Foetida
- plant care is not difficult but does require vigilance.
- The vines need to be trained early when they are young.
- You may use plant ties or just weave them through trellis sections.
- Fertilize the plant in spring just before new growth appears.
Typical uses of Sterculia Foetida
Special features: Houseplant in St. Louis area.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: na