Bauhinia purpurea is a deciduous tree that grows to be 17 feet (5.2 meters) tall. The leaves are 10–20 centimeters (3.9–7.9 in) long, broad, rounded, and bilobed at the base and apex, and they are broad, rounded, and bilobed at the base and apex. The flowers are large, pink, and fragrant, and they have five petals.
Weakly acidic or neutral ground of general-purpose, a rich air-and water-permeable soil with a little amount of sand is ideal , daily irrigation, heavy watering during the flowering season
It should be placed in a brilliantly lit area, and in the spring, the plant should be gradually accustomed to direct sunlight to avoid burns. In the summer, the southern window should be shaded.
Leaves may fade if exposed to too much light. The plant blooms less frequently when exposed to low lighting.
The plant is treated with nitrogen fertilizers in the spring, then with potassium and phosphorus fertilizers during flowering in the summer.
Every spring, increase the size of the container by transplanting young seedlings.
A plant that is poisonous
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- Anti cancerous properties
- Treat skin ailments
- Antidote for snake bites
- Detoxify the liver
- Treats oral disorders
Botanical Name: Bauhinia blakeana
Plant Type: Tree
- Outdoor Plant
- Attractive Flowers