Albizia saman, Rain Tree, Gulabi Siris - Plant
Common name: Rain Tree, Coco tamarind, Acacia preta, French tamarind, Saman, Monkey pod
Bloom time: May
Height: 50.00 to 80.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
Water yourrain trees two to three times per week for the first three months after planting if it does not rain. The soil around the roots must be kept uniformly moist but not muddy. Give the tree 2 to 3 gallons of water each time.
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 35-40 degrees F
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Root-knot nematodes can infest these trees, making them appear water-stressed if the infestation is severe.
- There is no treatment to rid the tree of them, but with proper, regular watering and fertilizing, with good drainage, the trees are usually vigorous enough to survive the infestation.
- Sterilizing pruning tools helps prevent an infestation.
Impressive tropical shade tree. Along roads, parks and pastures. Generally considered to be an attractive landscape tree, but needs a large space. Avoid planting in areas where wilt is a problem.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
- Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area.
Wilt is becoming a serious problem in many areas. Also susceptible to mimosa web worm. Self-seeding can produce numerous seedlings.
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