Amaltas Tree is known by many names like Cassia fistula, Golden Shower Tree etc. In this blog we are going to take complete information about this tree in which season it grows, in which places they are found more, e.t.c.
These trees look very good by the way and if you want to grow this tree in the garden of your home, then this blog will definitely be helpful for you.
Amaltas Tree Information
Amaltas tree is beautiful and attractive in appearance, it is known in English by the names Golden Shower, Pudding-pipe Tree, Purging Cassia, and Indian Laburnum. These plants are the trees of the world. Belonging to the descendants of Cassia. These are ornamental plants, which are grown around homes and gardens to enhance beauty.
Amaltas trees are found all over India. The diameter of the gas is about four meters. The tree is not very tall, but it is still increasing in diameter. The height of this plant is around 20 to 25, and due to the different climate, this length can increase even more.
The leaves grow very fast. The leaves are one to one and a half feet long. It’s big and connected. These pages are in pairs. They have a pair of four to eight leaves. These leaves appear on plants throughout the year. But he fell through the water. Because today the flowers are starting to bloom.
The flowers grow on this tree in April, May and June. This tree is full of yellow flowers. This tree is also called the yellow tree, some people say by this name that when the flowers grow on the Amaltas tree, it needs to be watered in two months.
In other words, it is called the Golden Shower Tree because when the yellow flowers fall on the tree, it looks like it is dripping gold. In addition to Amaltas, there are two other names for this tree, the Golden Shower Tree, and the Indian Watermark Tree.
When all the flowers fall from this tree, then after that black beans appear on it, which come in winter. The length of this pod is about 30 – 60 cm, and its thickness is about 3 – 5 cm. Its shape is cylindrical. There is a lot of space inside the Amaltas pod, which contains seeds.
The seeds are in pods with a glutinous black substance. The stuff in it smells very painful. Approximately 30 – 100 seeds emerge in this pod, the color of these seeds is brown. If the branches of the tree are peeled, a red sap comes out. When this juice dries, it will look like gum.
Amaltas is referred to as “Dok Khun” in Thailand. It is the national flower of Thailand. It is widely grown in Thailand. The yellow and yellow color of the flower is considered a symbol of Rajasikta and Buddhism. It was named the “Rechaphruik” royal flower at the 2006 flower festival in Thailand. What another name for Dok Khoon.
Because of the beauty of Amaltas and its healing properties, an Rs 20 envelope was issued on November 20, 2002. On which was a picture of an Amaltas tree posted.
Benefits of Amaltas
Apart from being a beautiful plant, Amaltas is also beneficial for our body. It is used for making Ayurvedic medicines. Flowers, beans, and seeds of Amaltas are all useful. Now know what are the benefits of Amaltas flowers, pods and seeds?
- The paste of Amaltas leaves is used to cure pimples on the body.
- If you have blisters in your mouth, then you can mix the pods of Amaltas tree with coriander and mix it with catechu and keep it on the ulcer area, it provides relief in mouth ulcers.
- Applying other herbs along with the leaves of Amaltas on the wound heals very quickly.
- Drinking Amaltas tea provides relief in throat problems.
- Taking one or two leaves of Amaltas with salt clears the stomach.
- Consumption of raw pods of Amaltas, mixed with rock salt in it, adding some lemon juice on top, ends the problem of constipation.
- If the heels of your feet crack a lot, then you can take some leaves of amaltas, make a paste of them and apply them on the cracked heels. After doing this regularly for a few days, your cracked heels get cured.
damages of amaltas
By the way, there is no harm in Amaltas. If you consume any part of Amaltas, leaves, flowers or legumes in excess quantity, then you may have to face problems like diarrhea. But you should never do all these things by yourself.
Before adopting any Ayurvedic remedy for Amaltas, you should consult an Ayurvedic Vaidya or doctor. After that you should adopt them. On this blog, all these benefits of Amaltas are told for information only.
How to Grow Amaltas Tree
Growing Amaltas tree is very easy. The right time to grow this tree is from the month of February to August. You can grow it in many ways. How to grow Amaltas from cuttings? How to grow Amaltas from seed? People often ask such questions. So in this post we will cover all these topics.
Some people like Bonsai tree very much. If you also like bonsai, then you can make Amaltas’s bonsai and plant it in your home. In this post, how do we make Amaltas Bonsai? Will go about this too. I sincerely hope that you will definitely like this information.
how to grow amaltas plant from seed
To plant Amaltas, you need to have seeds. First, you need to take the seeds from the Amaltas tree. If there are no trees near your house, you can also get seeds from the nursery.
After transporting the seeds, you need to remove the seed tray (from which the plants grow). If you don’t have a tray, you can also use disposable plastic cups. You need to make a hole in the bottom of this glass. After this, if you want to see excellent results, then use the cockpit instead of the ground.
If you don’t have a cockpit, you can also use regular garden soil. You should put old cow dung in four or five glasses. You should place at least two or three seeds in each tray or glass. And they should be buried two inches in the ground.
After planting the seeds in the ground, you have to pour water on it. When watering, remember that the seeds can not move. After watering, keep this tray or glass in such a place. Where is the shadow.
Store moisture until your seeds are thick. These seeds will be frozen in about two weeks. When the plant grows a little big, you should put it in a large pot. Keeping in mind all these things, if you plant your crops, your crops will grow quickly.
How to Grow Amaltas From a Pen
Very few people cultivate Amaltas by cuttings, as there is little good yield when grown from pens. A large number of these crops are grown by seed alone. If you are removing it from cuts, you should follow all of these procedures.
You should cut four to five new branch cuttings. Keep this all for about seven inches and make sharp cuts underneath all. After that, keep all these cuts in a solution of hormone rooting powder for five minutes.
Until then prepare the soil for the use of a pen. You should prepare the soil in the same way as for sowing seeds. Three parts of normal soil and one part old manure. After preparing the soil, you should put a pen in it.
Remove the cuttings from the rooting hormone solution. Again apply hormone rooting powder. After that, put all these pens in the pot for three or four inches. And fill it with plenty of water. After that, keep this pot in a shady place for a few days until the crumbs start to come out of the inside of this pen.
When the copula starts coming out of your pen, you can keep it in the sun. This way you can grow this plant from cuttings.
how to care for amaltas plant
This plant does not require much care. At the time when this tree is small, at that time keep watering it properly. When it grows up, you grow it very well even if you don’t own it up to three.
If you have planted Amaltas tree in a pot, then you should cut it from time to time. So that it does not fail too much. And around its roots, weeding has to be done from time to time. You can spray neem oil on this tree once in a month. Due to this, kit moths do not appear on your plant.