Terminalia Arjuna, Arjun - Plant
Description for Terminalia Arjuna, Arjun
Terminalia arjuna is a tree of the genus Terminalia. The bark is grey and smooth. Leaves are sub-opposite. Flowers small, white, and occur on long hanging racemes. Fruit is fibrous woody, glabrous and has five hard wings, striated with numerous curved veins.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Arjuna, Arjun, Kumbuk||White to Pale Yellow||April to July||Up to 25 m||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Plant where they will receive a minimum of 5 to 6 hours of full sun per day. plant grown in the weak sun may not die at once, but they weaken gradually. Give them plenty of organic matter when planting and do not crowd them. It prefers humid, fertile and red lateritic soils, but it can grow in any type of soils. It can also grow in shade.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||Well-drained sandy or loamy soil||Moderate||20 to 33 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Terminalia Arjuna
- Water thoroughly.
- Start with pruning shears for smaller growth.
- Use loppers, which look like giant, long-handled shears, for growth that is more than half an inch thick.
September to December
Typical uses of Terminalia Arjuna
Special features: Arjuna is a large, evergreen tree.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose. It can be planted roadsides or farm partitions.
Medicinal use: The plant is used in Ayurvedic preparations.
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