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Quassia amara - Plant

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Bitter wood , picrasma , Jamaican quassia
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Description for Quassia amara

Quassia amara is a species in the genus Quassia, with some botanists treating it as the sole species in the genus. The genus was named by Carl Linnaeus who named it after the first botanist to describe it: the Surinamese freedman Graman Quassi.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Bitter wood , picrasma , Jamaican quassia Green April to May 50.00 to 80.00 feet Easy to grow

Planting and care

Plants prefer a near-neutral pH range of 5.5–7.0. A pH of 6.5 is just about right for most home gardens (slightly acidic to neutral).An accurate soil test will tell you where your pH currently stands. Acidic (sour) soil is counteracted by applying finely ground limestone, and alkaline (sweet) soil is treated with ground sulfur.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full sun to part shade Well-drained soil Medium to wet 30 to 40 degrees C Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Quassia amara

  • Where temperatures stay below freezing during winter, enclose the plant with a sturdy mesh cylinder, filling the enclosure with compost, mulch, dry wood chips, pine needles, or chopped leaves.Don’t use heavy, wet, maple leaves for mulch. Mulch instead with oak leaves, pine needles, compost, or straw.

Typical uses of Quassia amara

Special features: A tall ornamental shade tree for large properties and parks. Wood is strong and has been used in the past for yokes, wheels, tool handles, ladders and furniture. Wood is also used as firewood.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.

Medicinal use: The wood is used as medicine. Quassia is used for treating an eating disorder called anorexia, indigestion, constipation, and fever. It is also used to rid the intestines of various kinds of worms; as a tonic or purgative; and as a mouthwash. ... The bark and wood have been used as an insecticide.

References

  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/ http://www.flowersofindia.net/

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