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Parkia biglandulosa (Badminton Ball Tree) - Plant

Parkia biglandulosa (Badminton Ball Tree) - Plant
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Parkia biglandulosa
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Parkia biglandulosa (Badminton Ball Tree) Plant

Description for Parkia biglandulosa (Badminton Ball Tree)

Plant height: 19 - 29 inches
Plant spread:

The farinaceous pulp which surrounds the seeds is edible and so also are the seeds themselves, which taste like garlic.For most part of the year, this tree is very easily confused with Delonix or Jacaranda species.
s only during December-January, appearance of tennis-ball shaped fluffy flower heads makes one realise that this tree has to be Parkia! In the winter season, 1½ - 2 ft branches, hanging from the leaf axil, bear rust coloured bead-like flower heads, which gradually gain size of a tennis ball - and the "flowers" bloom to spectacular white electric bulbs!
lowers in round white heads are prominent, hence the native name 'Chendul' , or ball.
ate with very numerous leaflets; rachis of leaf downy, 1 ft. of more long; pinnae 20-30 pair, 60 to 100 pairs leaflets, rigid, 1/4 in. long. ,wo glands at the base of leaf, lends this species the name, biglandulosa. It is an avenue tree in Chennai.

Common name(s): Parkia biglandulosa
Flower colours: Grown
Bloom time: January - March
Max reacahble height: 0.5 to 3ft
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and care

African locust tree is a tall handsome tree, native of W. Africa. Large trees are frequently found in old Mahomedan gardens about the city of Hyderabad, Golconda and elsewhere. The farinaceous pulp which surrounds the seeds is edible and so also are the seeds themselves, which taste like garlic. For most part of the year, this tree is very easily confused with Delonix or Jacaranda species.

Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: Well-drained soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 22 oC to 38 oC
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Parkia biglandulosa

  • Leaves bipinnate with very numerous leaflets; rachis of leaf downy, 1 ft. of more long; pinnae 20-30 pair, 60 to 100 pairs leaflets, rigid, 1/4 in. long.
  • Presence of two glands at the base of leaf, lends this species the name, biglandulosa. It is an avenue tree in Chennai.,li>

Typical uses of Parkia biglandulosa

Special features: This tree is very easily confused with Delonix or Jacaranda species.

Culinary use: leaves

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.

References

    http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Badminton%20Ball%20Tree.html

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5 / 5 Nishi Saxena 27 June 2018
Great plant..looked nice n fresh wen i received ..Highly recommend it!
5 / 5 CHHAYA 15 June 2018
Looking Good ....survived!!!!!!
5 / 5 pawan suthar 15 June 2018
Very nice plant. Got delivered with very good condition. Gonna order one more
5 / 5 Sandy Karora 06 June 2018
I am satisfied with the plants.
5 / 5 Nazia Hasan 30 May 2018
Bit price is high but it s amazing plant, sun is not required only lighting is enough at any conditions even room light is enough for this plant.

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