Polyathia Longifolia, Ashok Tree - Plant
Description for Polyathia Longifolia, Ashok Tree
It grows natively in warm humid climates of Pakistan, India, Myanmar and Malaysia and belongs to the Fabaceae family. Ashoka is ever-green, slender but slow-growing flowering tree. It is easy-to-grow, easy-to-prune tree that flowers abundantly and produces a compact shaped canopy â€“ an ideal candidate as a house-plant or a lawn tree.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Ashoka Tree||Young flowers are yellow that later acquire hues of orange and then ultimately become crimson with the passage of time.||February to May.||30 feet.||Easy.|
Planting and care
Here is one tree you can plant very close to the house - 3 feet out - provided it won t eventually grow into easements and gutters. When planting in rows to form a hedge, allow 4 or 5 feet between each tree. As a specimen you can plant 3 or 4 feet away from the nearest shrub.
|Full sun to partial shade.||well-drained and organic soil.||Average.||Warm.||Fertilize 3 times a year - in spring, summer, and autumn - with a top quality granular fertilizer.|
Caring for Polyathia Longifolia
Typical uses of Polyathia Longifolia
Ornamental use: Landscape uses for Ashoka tree lining a stately driveway beside a tall house privacy screen
noise pollution screen
Medicinal use: Ashoka tree has many medicinal uses. The bark is used in traditional medicines to cure a number of gynaecological problems. The pulp of flowers is used as a remedy for dysentery.
- http://www.thelovelyplants.com/saraca-indica-the-ashoka-tree/ http://www.south-florida-plant-guide.com/ashoka-tree.html
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What garden lovers say ... ?
Grown in coco-peat and hence requires less water while being relatively insect free.
Plant received looks good. However, exact review can be given after the plant starts to grow.
can I grow absolutely indoor or outdoor? or partly indoor or outdoor?