How to grow Bael tree

Bael growing tree of the genus Aegle also known as Bael fruit or Aegle marmelos, Bael perennial evergreen to semi deciduous plant also used as ornamental shade tree and medical plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.

Leaves color green in elliptic shape.

Flower color yellow, the flowers small and have 4 petals.

Bael fruits

Fruit color light green to brown in egg, round or pear shape the taste is sweet sour and the size it’s 7-15 cm.

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Requirements for Bael growing and care:

Well-drained soil, more than -5C

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing
Very slow growing tree

Planting season:
Spring, summer, autumn ( and in the tropic can be also in winter)

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
5-10 m, 15-30 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers

Blooming information

Bloom season:

General information about the flower
Yellow small flowers and have 4 petals.

Edible Fruit

Fruit harvest season:

Fruits pests or diseases:

What can be done with big quantities of Bael fruits?
Juice, dry fruit

Work requirements on the fruit:
Just collect the fruit

How long does it take to bear fruit?
5-10 years

Scientific name:

Aegle marmelos

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

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Harvest season

Ornamental parts

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Watering plants

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