Palash, Butea - Plant
Description for Palash, Butea
Butea monosperma is a species of Butea native to tropical and sub-tropical parts of the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia, ranging across India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Butea monosperma||Orange/red||January to March||30.00 to 40.00 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
After a good rain, find a spot that is the first to dry out. Water trapped beneath the scales may rot the bulb, so a well-drained site is essential. Also, select a site that gets full sun.
For dependable blooms, lilies need six to eight hours of direct sunlight a day.
|Full sun to part shade||well-drained soil||Medium||30Â° C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Palash
- The mulch should feel moist but not wet.
- Apply a high-potassium liquid fertilizer every 2 weeks from early spring until 6 weeks after flowering.
- Keep moist in winter.
- Apply a thin layer of compost each spring, followed by a 2-inch layer of mulch.
- Stake tall lilies.Lilies do not rebloom, but you can remove the faded flowers so that the plants seeds.
Typical uses of Palash
Special features: Best planted as a specimen in a mixed grove of trees that will hide its awkward habit but give its flowers full visibility.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose. Its kept outdoor.
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