Peltophorum Pterocarpum - Copperpod

SKU: MYBG-FLOW-TREE-PEPT
filler
Rs.345
Pot size: 5"

Flower Color

Yellow

Fragrance

Non Fragrant

Flowering Season

Summer,Winter

Size

Large

Maintenance

Medium

Sunlight Requirement

Outdoor Sun

Genus

Peltophorum

With Pots

Yes

Water Requirement

Twice A Week

Product Description

Peltophorum Pterocarpum is commonly known as Copperpod and it is an ornamental tree. It gets gorgeous yellow flowers which resemble Gulmohar.

Yellow Flame Tree

Family

Fabaceae

Origin

SouthEast Asia.

Description

Peltophorum Pterocarpum is commonly known as Copperpod and it is an ornamental tree. It is a deciduous tree growing to 15-25 m (rarely up to 50 m) tall. The leaves are bipinnate, 30-60 cm long, with 16-20 pinnae, each pinna with 20-40 oval leaflets 8-25 mm long and 4-10 mm broad. The fruit is a pod 5-10 cm long and 2.5 cm broad, red at first, ripening black and containing one to four seeds.

Environment

Peltophorum Pterocarpum requires full sun and moderate watering. Established plants are very drought alkaline soils although it also tolerates clay soils. These plants can tolerate moderate levels of salt in the soil.

Landscape Uses

It can be used as General, Roadside Tree / Palm, Parks & Gardens.

Flowering plants need access to bright sunlight to remain healthy and blooming. An easy facing balcony is the best place for the plants in Indian conditions. Try keeping them in bright sunlight but also where they get a little cover from the harsh afternoon sun. Some plants which are a little tender tend to burn due to the same.

Plants with thin leaves need daily watering and ones with thick leaves need watering 3-4 times a week. This will also depend on the season. Generally during the blooming period, plants love a lot of water. Try keeping the soil moist. During winters it is better to cut back on watering.

Keep the plants in a well drained soil with a drainage hole at the bottom. This will help to avoid over watering. Take care as to not leave stagnant water on top of the soil. Fertilise the plant once in 2-3 weeks during its blooming period. Do not fertilise it in winters.

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