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Original price Rs. 249.00
Current price Rs. 199.00
Common name:
Soap Nut, Chinese Soap Nut, South India Soapnut, Three-leaf Soapberry, Trijugate-leaved Sop-nut
Regional name:
Marathi - Ritha, Hindi - Phenil, Risht, Manipuri – Kekru, Tamil - Punthi, Puvanti, Malayalam - Cavakkaay, Telugu - Kunkuduchettu Phenilamu, Kannada – Amtalakaayi, Bengali – Ritha, Oriya – Ritha, Konkani – Ritha, Assamese – Aritha, Gujarati – Arithi
Trees, Medicinal Plants
Sapindaceae or Litchi family
Sun growing
Normal, Can tolerate less, Can tolerate more
Primarily grown for:
Flowering season:
Flowers are inconspicuous
Flower or Inflorescence color:
Foliage color:
Plant Height or length:
6 to 8 meters
Plant Spread or Width:
6 to 8 meters
Plant Form:
Spherical or rounded, Upright or Erect
Special Character:
  • Indigenous (native to India)
  • Attracts bees
  • Recommended for creating shade
  • Evergreen trees
  • Suitable for avenue planting
Generally available in India in quantities of:
Less than a hundred

Plant Description:

- This tree is native of India, China and Japan.
- Grows to 10 mts tall.
- An excellent trre for shade. Can be grown in coastal as well as non coastal areas.
- Fruit pulp is used as soap for cleaning clothes and jewellery. It is also used as a shampoo to eradicate lice.

Growing tips:

- Plants are easy to grow.
- Plant them in good soil and irrigate in summers for the first 2 to 3 years. Once plants are established they wull take care of themselves.