Kanchan, Apta, Purple Orchid Tree, Bauhinia purpurea


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Experience the ethereal beauty of the Purple Orchid Tree, also known as Kanchan or Bauhinia purpurea, at Jagtap Nursery. This deciduous tree is celebrated for its stunning, orchid-like flowers that grace landscapes with their vibrant purple hues.

With its bi-lobed leaves resembling delicate butterfly wings, the Kanchan tree adds a touch of elegance to any garden or outdoor space. At Jagtap Nursery, we offer ready-effect trees of this enchanting variety, allowing you to effortlessly enhance your landscape with the allure of purple blooms.

Beyond its ornamental value, the Kanchan tree holds cultural significance during the festival of Dussehra. Its leaves, symbolically referred to as "gold leaves," are exchanged as tokens of good luck and prosperity, adding a touch of tradition and auspiciousness to its already captivating presence.

Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Watering Needs:  Maintain well-draining soil. Water regularly, allowing the topsoil to dry between watering.

Temperature Range: Well-suited for tropical to subtropical climates. Protect from frost

Pest and Diseases: Monitor for aphids, caterpillars, and fungal diseases. Apply neem oil or insecticidal soap if needed.

Treatment : Prune affected areas and apply appropriate pesticides or fungicides as necessary.

Fertilization Requirements: Feed with a balanced fertilizer during the growing season for optimal flowering.

Propagation Methods: Propagate through seeds or stem cuttings in well-draining soil.

Mix Planting Recommendations:

Plant Kanchan as a focal point in gardens or alongside other flowering trees and shrubs for a vibrant and diverse landscape.

Aesthetic Uses:

Kanchan, or the Purple Orchid Tree, is prized for its spectacular flowers and butterfly-like leaves, making it an attractive choice for gardens, parks, and avenues.

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