Bakul, Maulsari, Vajradhanthi – Plant

Bakul, Maulsari, Vajradhanthi – Plant

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Maulsari originates in the Indian subcontinent. Deemed one of the holiest trees appears in Sanskrit literature & in Indian epic, Ramayan.

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01 Bakul, Maulsari, Vajradhanthi Plant

Description for Bakul, Maulsari, Vajradhanthi

Plant height: 20 – 30 inches
Plant spread: 6 – 10 inches

Maulsari, also known as Indian medlar, originates in the Indian subcontinent. One Hindu legend holds that if wine is sprinkled on the mouth of a beautiful woman, maulsaris aromatic blossoms will spring forth.

Large evergreen tree with dark grey fissured bark and densely spreading crown; Leaves oblong, glabrous and leathery with wavy margins, Flowers white, fragrant, axillary, solitary or fascicled, Fruits ovoid or ellipsoid berries, Seeds 1-2 per fruit, ovoid, compressed, greyish brown and shiny.

Common name(s): Bakul, Maulsari, Vajradhanthi, Spanish cherry
Flower colours: Yellowish white
Bloom time: Summer
Max reachable height: Up to 20 ft
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Planting season of this plant is in monsoon season. Dig a pit 45 X 45 X 45 cm and add vermicompost. After planting, watering should be done.

Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Water: Moderately
Temperature: 25 to 35 degree C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Bakul

  • Water a plant when the soil feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering for the winter & rainy season.
  • Try to water the plants in the morning around 8-10am.
  • You should remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and throw in the garbage collector.
  • Fertilize a plant mostly in the spring season.

Typical uses of Bakul

Special features: Fragrant flowers

References

  • http://www.plantsguru.com/bakul-plant
  • http://www.iplantz.com/plant/1059/mimusops-elengi/

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