|Common Name||Java Olive, Peon, Poon Tree, Wild Indian Almond, Sterculia nut, Jangli badam|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 100 feet|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
This species should be planted in fertile, well-draining soil that is kept moist.
Specimens require large amounts of space to grow properly.
Apply mulch near the base to help retain soil moisture.
In India, a leaf-rolling insect is a serious pest of this species.
Sterculia Foetida care
Choose a warm, sheltered location when growing. The vining varieties require a support structure as some can get 15 feet tall. Natural habitat is Moist deciduous forests and in the plains along coastal areas.
|Temperature||18 to 32 degrees C|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer|
|Harvest Season||After 9 to 11 months of fruit setting.|
Sterculia Foetida special feature
Sterculia Foetida uses
- The plant is used for an ornamental purpose
- They contain an oil that is used medicinally
- The seeds are edible after toasting and taste like chestnuts