Katmauli, Bidi Leaf Tree, Apta - Plant
Description for Katmauli, Bidi Leaf Tree, Apta
Bauhinia Racemosa is familiar as Katmauli. Its leaves are used to make beedi (Indian Cigarette). It cures Fever. A decoction prepared from its bark is a good
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Bidi Leaf Tree||white||February-May.||Up to 10 to 15 m||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Bidi Leaf Tree is a small crooked tree with drooping branches, growing up to 3-5 m tall. Leaves are typical Bauhinia like, shaped like cow s hooves. They are broader than long, 2-5 X 3-6 cm. The leaves are used for making bidis. Small flowers are borne in loose racemes, 5-10 cm long. Flowers are about 1 cm, greenish white. Petal are 5, narrow lancelike, stamens
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||well-drained soil||medium||25.6 Â°C||Apply any organic fertilizer.|
Caring for Katmauli
- Water should apply early in the morning when the soil is dry to touch.
Typical uses of Katmauli
Special features: na
Culinary use: leaves
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Medicinal use: Bauhinia Racemosa for Ulcers, Cold, Abdominal Disease, Piles, Skin Diseases, Cough.
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Plant came securely packed.Plant is good, no brown leaves. Hope it grows well
It s lovely. The plant was carefully packed and seems to be genuine plant. I m happy with my purchase.
Its been a month I bought this plant. It came with very few broken leaves but its growing fast now. Very happy with this one.