Alstonia Scholaris, Ditabark - 0.5 Kg Seeds
Common name: blackboard tree, devil tree, ditabark,
Color: cream to yellowish
Bloom time: October
Height: 40 m (130 ft)
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
The deep planting encourages the developing stem to send out roots to help stabilize the plant and perhaps eliminate the need for staking. Also, deep planting keeps lily bulbs cool when temperatures soar.
Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 12-32 deg. C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- Growing plants can be inexpensive, particularly when growing them from seed.
- Seeds of plants flowers should usually be sown directly into the sunny flower bed, as developing roots do not like to be disturbed.
- Place plants in full sun in average, well-drained soil.
- Drainage is important; don t place where roots will sit in water.
- Leaves develop best flavor in full sun.
The wood of Alstonia scholaris has been recommended for the manufacture of pencils, as it is suitable in nature and the tree grows rapidly and is easy to cultivate.In Borneo the wood close to the root is very light and of white color, and is used for net floats, household utensils, trenchers, corks, etc
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Luckily, plants are deer-resistant, so they might help keep nearby flowers from being eaten.
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