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Original price Rs. 399.00
Current price Rs. 360.00
Common name:
Kadamba, Kadam, Bur - Flower Tree
Regional name:
Marathi - Kadamba, Hindi - Kadamb, Telugu - Kadambamu, Bengali - Kadam, Tamil - Kapam, Karanaparakkiyam, Cadamba, Vellai; Malayalam - Attutek; Kannada - Kadawala
Category:
Trees
Family:
Rubiaceae or Ixora and Pentas family
Light:
Sun growing, Semi shade
Water:
Normal, Can tolerate more
Primarily grown for:
Foliage
Flowering season:
June, July, August, September
Flower or Inflorescence color:
White, Cream, Off white, Light Yellow
Foliage color:
Green
Plant Height or length:
More than 12 meters
Plant Spread or Width:
More than 12 meters
Plant Form:
Upright or Erect

Plant Description:

- Indigenous to the warmer parts of India.
- It grows to 15-20 m tall.
- Branches are horizontal, leaves large, shining, opposite, elliptic, oblong.
- Large deciduous tree.
- Golden balls of yellow flowers are borne in rounded inflorescence a little smaller then a tennis ball.
- Graceful tree is a admired for golden balls of flowers.
- Acidic but pleasantly flavored fruit.
- Fruit is relished by monkeys, bats and birds.
- Flowers offered in temples.
- Woman decorate their coiffures with kadam flowers which have a delicate scent.
- Growing up to 3 m a year, valued for matchwood or plywood.
- This is the kadamba tree popularly associated with Krishna. Krishna dancing with Radha and his favorite Gopis under this tree is a favorite theme of the Krishna Radha legend and is often represented in miniature painting. This association makes the tree sacred to Hindus.

Growing tips:

- It grows best in warm and humid climate and rich loamy soil.
- The growth is rapid in the first 6-8 years and the tree attains maximum size in about 20 years.
- Flowers appear from June to August.
- Tree comes to flowering when 4-5 years old.
- Planted near houses and roadsides as a shade tree.
- One of the most frequently planted tree in the tropics.
- Kadamba leaves may develop yellowing due to iron deficiency in very alkaline poorly drained soils.