Abundant green foliage crowds light brown branches accented by long, light yellow blossoms that fill the air with a strong, fragrant scent. Small, pear shaped fruits 1 to 2 inches long decorate the canopy and are often picked when green to be used in preserves. A medium to large deciduous tree, Terminalia chebula has been found growing in forests at 3000 ft in elevation. Grows well in clay and red soil and requires adequate water.
1. Fresh fruits are used in salads
2. Used for making Black salt
3. Dried fruit is used for tanning and dyes
4. Native to South Asia