Moulmein rosewood - Plant
Description for Moulmein rosewood
Leaves are pinnate and leaflets oval in shape. The tree may be confused with the Pongam Tree as the flowers appear the same. Looking just at the buds, one might confuse it with Mexican Lilac, however, Moulminein Rosewood has more drooping clusters like Amaltas.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Tuma,Botanical (Bengali),||Pea shaped, pinkish purple, clustered with red bracts, blooms hanging downwards||Flowering time March to April||More than 5 meters||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
The plant perform best in big size containers (15inh or more) or plant them on ground
|Sun growing, Semi shade||-||Keep soil moist throughout the growing season. or Water plant once in a week||-||-|
Caring for Moulmein rosewood
- Plant the tree in an open spot with sandy soil and full sun. Keep the soil moist deep down by soaking it with a hose for half an hour, but letting it dry out in between watering.
- Care for a Moulmein rosewood tree almost always includes pruning. In order to give it the best shape to show off those blooms, smaller branches should be trimmed early in the spring.
Typical uses of Moulmein rosewood
Ornamental use: Moulmein Rosewood is a small deciduous tree, planted mostly for ornamental purposes