Bel Tree, Bilva Patra, Bel Patra

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Common Name

Bel patra

Maximum Reachable Height

Up to 10 meter

Flower Colour

Yellowish green

Bloom Time

April-May

Difficulty Level

Easy

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Planting And Care


Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Light Requirement

 

  • More than 6 hours of sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.

Soil

  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • As rule of thumb, Water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Do not over-water the plant.
  • Apply water preferably in morning or evening.

Application of Fertilizer

  • Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
  • During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month (Oct-Jan).
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.


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 growing condition.

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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.


Donts

  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • Avoid applying water on flowers and leaves it may cause fungus infection.

    Bel Tree Care

    Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:

  • Keep the plant in Natural indirect bright Light.
  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.


Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

 

Sunlight More than 6 hours of sunlight a day is ideal for plant and natural direct bright light for the rest of the day.
Watering Apply 4 cup (Approx. 200 ml) water when top soil (1-2 inches) in pot feels dry to touch.
Soil Soil should be well drain and fertile, rich in organic content.
Temperature 20 to 35 degree Celsius
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer once a month (Oct-Jan).

Bel Tree Special Feature

Sacred plant

Bel Tree Uses

Medicinal Use:

  • Bel benefits in healing digestive disorders, ulcers, headache, hypertension, diabetes, and numerous other ailmentsThe ripe fruit works as a laxative but is not digested easilyUnripe bel fruit, on the other hand, promotes digestion and cures diarrhea
  • Note: Use only after consulting the Health specialist

Culinary Use:

  • The pulp is often processed as nectar or "squash" (diluted nectar)
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