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Cassia Fistula, Amaltas, Golden Shower Tree- Plant

Sr No. Item name
1 Cassia fistula (Amaltas) Tree– Plant
2 Comes in a Grow Bag (5″)

350.00 390.00

Estimated delivery date 2022/12/15
779.00 for 3 item(s)

Description

  • This tree is indigenous to India and Pakistan.
  • It is usually medium-sized growing 10- 20 m.
  • The leaves are alternate smooth, ovate-shaped, hairy, pinnate.
  • Flowers are usually bright yellow and in bunches.
  • The fruit pods are mainly green when ripe and darn brown when matures.
  • Owing to the vibrant yellow flowers, the Amaltas flower is designated as the state flower of Kerala.
  • It is deciduous or semi-deciduous tree in nature.
  •  It is widely grown as an ornamental plant in tropical and subtropical areas due to its profuse flowering.

Plant Specification

Common Name Amaltas, Golden Shower, Flower of Kerala, Indian Laburnum, Desi asal
Maximum Reachable Height 20-40 ft
Flower Colour  Golden Yellow
Bloom Time Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow.

Caring of Amaltas Plant

Sunlight

  • Keep the plant in direct bright light.
  • Provide afternoon shade to the plant when young.

Soil

  • The soil should be well drained and fertile rich in organic content.

Watering

  • 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.

Re-potting

  • 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.

Don’ts

  • Easily grows in AC rooms but away from AC vents.
  • Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.

Cassia fistula Special Feature

Bright yellow, fragrant, produced in long pendulous clusters, 30 – 50 cm in length

Uses

Ornamental Use:

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

Other Uses:

  • Each part of this wonder plant has therapeutic as well as curative value.
  • wood is extremely durable and used in the manufacturing and furniture industries.
  • Flowers are often used for worshipping Lord Vishnu in several regions of India.
  • This plant has several Ayurvedic uses.

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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Product Contains

Sr No. Item name
1 Cassia fistula (Amaltas) Tree– Plant
2 Comes in a Grow Bag (5″)

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