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Katmauli, Bidi Leaf Tree, Apta - Plant

Bidi Leaf Tree can grow well as the avenue plant.


About Katmauli

Bauhinia Racemosa is familiar as Fabaceae. Its leaves are used to make beedi (Indian Cigarette). This plant is a small tree with spreading branching habit. Plant height is up to 10 m. This plant is more or less deciduous; sometimes leaves are arising before the old leaves are falling off.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 20 inch (51 cm)
Plant Spread 4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Bidi Leaf Tree
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 10 m
Flower Colour White
Bloom Time February-May.
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting And Care


  • Water should apply early in the morning when the soil is dry to touch.
  • Avoid overwatering.
  • You can prune the plant in the spring season for maintaining to bushy appearance.


    Katmauli Care

    This plant is propagated through seeds or stem cuttings. If propagated through seeds, then seeds are soaked into the water for 12 hours. This plant grows well under full to partial sunlight. At the time of plantation, mixed vermicompost and coco peat in the soil.

    Sunlight Full Sun to Partial Shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well-drained sandy loam soil
    Temperature 25 to 35 degree C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.
    Harvest Season Not defined

    Katmauli Special Feature

    Attractive white flower

    Katmauli Uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for the ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • Bauhinia Racemosa for Ulcers, Cold, Abdominal Disease, Piles, Skin Diseases, Cough
    • Note: Use only after consulting the specialist