Newshub18:Cultivation of jamrul in the roof gardengarden.You can suddenly buy a saree and wear it, you can’t plant a tree. At least two to three weeks before planting, you have to dig holes and fill the holes with soil. Many people are doing rooftop gardens now. According to information, there are about one and a half thousand roof gardens in Dhaka. Various kinds of fruits, flowers and tropical plants are adorning those gardens. But it is better to plant fruits and vegetables than flowers and herbs for planting on the roof. The fruits you buy from the market are cooked with various harmful chemicals, the vegetables you buy are poisoned. So there is a clear risk.
Moreover, its vitamins begin to decrease after fruits and vegetables are picked from the tree. So to get fresh fruits and vegetables free of toxins, you have to build a small garden in your own yard. If there is no free space in the house, you can use the open roof for this purpose. So plan quickly, what kind of trees to plant on the roof. Various varieties of jamrul, karamcha, guava, paper lemon, amrapali mango, bari mango 4, pomegranate, kamaranga, hybrid olive, baukul and apple kul, strawberry, etc. are among the fruits that are good on the roof. Start your rooftop gardening journey with these 10 fruits if not this year. Let’s start with various varieties of beautiful Jamrul.
The original habitat of Jamrul (Java apple) is Andaman-Nicobar but now it has become our native fruit. Jamrul can be eaten raw in all stages. During the season, jamrul is caught on jamrul tree several times. The fruit is pear-like in texture, waxy white. But nowadays red, green varieties of Jamrul have been invented. In addition to the domestic small varieties of panse jamrul, sweet and large varieties of jamrul have now arrived in the country.Recently, some new varieties of Jamrul have arrived in the country. Which are big in size and sweet in taste. Because these varieties of Jamrul come from Thailand, everyone calls it Thai Jamrul.
Varieties Selection Desi Jamrul:Fruits are small in size, sweet in taste. But the fruit drop is less. Jamrul of several colors of indigenous varieties of jamrul can be seen. There are several varieties of desi jamrul in colors like red, pink, pink green etc. As the tree is big, it is better not to plant it on the roof.
Thai Jamrul:Thai Jamrul has come to Bangladesh as Cham Phu Pa in Thai, Tambis in Philippines, Jamrul as Jambu Air in Malaysia and Indonesia. Several varieties of Thai jamrul are now seen in this country. A type of Thai jamrul is waxy white in color, but has a pinkish tint to the face. Another variety of Thai jamrul is greenish white in color, while another is milky white in color. There is another variety that has white longitudinal pink stripes on the fruit. Thai jamrul also has large red fruits. There are various sizes from small to large. The size of red Thai jamrul is relatively small. But the best of all varieties is the large white sweet Thai Jamrul. 10 kgs. Very juicy, soft in taste. It begins to bear fruit from the beginning of summer and bears fruit even in rainy season. It bears fruit two or three times a year. But the taste of Jamrul is less in monsoon. If the fruit ripens too much on the tree, the taste decreases, the appearance deteriorates and it starts to rot. Thai jamrul is also damaged by heavy rains.
Rose Apple:‘Rose Apple’ is the best of the Thai jamruls. Fruits twice a year. Once in December-January, another time in April-May. The fruit is very large in size. Five-six jamruls make one kg. The whole shell inside. Too sweet, the sugar content in shells is about 25%. Color is bright red. This is not the case with other jamruls which fall off the tree soon after ripening.
Apple Jamrul (Bari Jamrul 1):The plant of this variety developed by Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute bears fruit regularly every year. The ripe fruit of this variety is attractive to look at. As the color of the fruit is maroon, many call it apple jamrul. Delicious, medium juicy. Flowers appear in February-March and fruits ripen in April-May. Fruits are large, each fruit weighs 35 grams. This variety can be selected for planting on roof drums.
Cultivation method:Modern varieties of Jamrul trees are bushy and short. So these varieties of trees can be planted in half drums on the roof. However, if there is space in the yard, it is better to plant it in the ground than in a tub or drum. The half drum should be filled with loamy soil mixed with half and half cowdung or organic manure within the month of May. Also, mix 1 kg of wood ash and 500 g of bone powder, 250 g of TSP, 150 g of MOP and 50 g of boron fertilizer in each half drum. But fill the sarma leaving at least two inches from the top edge of the drum.
Trees planted in the ground grow more. If multiple pens are installed, the distance from one pen to another pen should be 3-4 meters. But if you want to garden, you have to plant the pen with equal distance on all sides. June-July is the best time for transplanting. Holes should be made at specific places with a size of half a meter on all sides. 15 kg of dung manure, 1 kg of wood ash and 500 g of bone powder should be mixed with the soil of the pit. Put the pen in the middle of the hole and press the root soil. The stick must be buried. Light irrigation after planting and irrigation during drying. Small trees and fruiting trees benefit from chemical fertilizers before every monsoon. In every fruitful tree, 10 kg of dung manure along with 500 grams of mustard seeds, 1 kg of urea, 500 grams of MOP and 500 grams of TSP fertilizers should be removed and mixed with the soil on four sides a little away from the root. If you feel these problems, you can get benefits for years by burying 4-8 tablets of fertilizer in the soil of the root of the drum tree in the roof garden