Dalbergia Latifolia, Rosewood, Sheesham - 0.5 Kg Seeds
Its Indian common names are sheesham, shisham, shesham, sisu, tahli, Tali and also Irugudujava, beete, and satisal.
North Indian rosewood may also refer to Dalbergia sissoo.
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Black rosewood can be evergreen or deciduous, depending on the climate and the situation in which it grows. A medium to large-sized tree with a dome shaped crown of lush green foliage, it can grow up to 40 metres tall with a clear bole that can be more than 20 metres tall and 50cm in diameter.
The species is grown commercially for its high-value timber in several countries, and is also planted as a shade tree. The timber is of high commercial value and wild sub-populations are widely overexploited.
Common name: blackwood, Bombay blackwood, rosewood, Roseta rosewood, East Indian rosewood, black rosewood, Indian palisandre, and Java palisandre.
Height: 100 ft (30 m) tall, 2-4 ft (.6-1.2 m) trunk diameter
Difficulty level: Easy
Planting & Care
It is usually found growing along river banks below 3,000 feet in elevation, but can be naturally found up to about 4,300 feet. The temperature in its native range averages 50 °F – 104 °F but varies from just below freezing to 122 °F.
In its native environment It can withstand average annual rainfall up to 79 iinches and droughts of about 3 – 4 months. its native soils range from pure sand and gravel to the rich alluvium of river banks; it can grow in slightly saline soils. Its seedlings are intolerant of shade.
Second to teak wood, it is the most important cultivated timber tree of the Bihar, which is the largest producer of shisham timber in both India and Pakistan. In the Bihar, the tree is planted on roadsides, along canals and as a common shade tree for tea plantations. It is also commonly planted in the southern Indian cities as a street tree.
"Indian rosewood" is a medium to large deciduous tree with a light crown which reproduces by seeds and suckers. It can grow up to a maximum of 82 feet in height with a spread from about 15 to 50 feet, but it is usually smaller.
Soil: The species grows on a variety of soil formations including gneiss, trap, laterite, alluvial, and bolder deposits. It grows best on well-drained, deep, moist soils.
East Indian Rosewood has been used extensively on acoustic guitars since the mid 1960s as a substitute for the now-endangered Brazilian Rosewood.
- The bark is used in traditional medicine in India, to treat diarrhoea, indigestion and leprosy, and as a vermifuge.
http://tropical.theferns.info/viewtropical.php?id=Dalbergia+latifolia http://www.wood-database.com/lumber-identification/hardwoods/east-indian-rosewood/ http://www.delange.org/RosewoodIndian/RosewoodIndian.htm