Mimusops elengi, Spanish Cherry, Bakul Tree

Mimusops elengi

Spanish Cherry, Bakul Tree
Family: Sapotaceae
Origin: India
USDA Zone: 10-12?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterWhite, off-white flowersEdible plantEthnomedical plant.
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Bakul is a large and handsome tree well-known for its fragrant flowers which are strung into garlands and worn by women. Bakul is used in the treatment and maintenance of oral hygiene. Rinsing mouth with water solution made with bakul helps in strengthening the teeth.

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