Platanus Orientalis, Chinar Tree- Plant

Product Contains:

Sr No. Item name
1 Chinar Tree– Plant
2 Comes in a Grow Bag (5″)/ Plastic pot

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Platanus Orientalis, Chinar Tree- Plant


  •  This tree predominantly grows in the Kashmir region in India. Chinar grows to a height of about 25 meters or sometimes, even more, depending upon the growing conditions. It is one of many tourist attraction in Kashmir. Its leaves look a lot like the leaves of the famous Maple tree.
  • This tree is known for its longevity and can be found throughout Kashmir. One of the unique characteristics of this tree is that its leaves change colors. the word, ‘chinar’ is word of Persian origin which when translated means ‘What a fire! It is a deciduous tree and sheds its leaves once a year.

Plant Specification

Common Name Chinar, Booyn, Buen, Bhawani
Maximum Reachable Height Upto 25 m
leaf colour  red, golden yellow
Changes Colour Fall and winter
Difficulty Level moderate

Caring of Chinar Plant


  • Keep the plant in direct bright full to partial sunlight.
  • Provide afternoon shade to the plant when young.


  • The soil should be  rich, moist, fertile, and well-drained soil.


  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of Fertilizer

  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.


  • When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
  • Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
  • Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.


  • Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.

Special Feature

During fall and winters as the days shortens the tree reduces making cholorophyll and the leaves starts changing colour.


Ornamental Use:

  • Grown as specimen tree in a landscape because of its unique leaves.
  • Very popular bonsai plant.

Other Uses:

  • it provides shade in parks as well as on roads.
  • Wood is used for making many decorative items and furniture.
  • The bark of the chinar has antirheumatic and antiscorbutic values.
  • The bark when boiled in vinegar is a great remedy for dysentery and diarrhoea.
  • Leaves are used to make charcoal to keep warm on a cold winter day.

Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.


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