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Sesbania Grandiflora, Hummingbird Tree - 0.5 Kg Seeds

Sesbania Grandiflora, Hummingbird Tree - 0.5 Kg Seeds
Sesbania grandiflora (syn. Aeschynomene grandiflora, Agati grandiflora) also known as vegetable hummingbird, agati or hummingbird tree
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Sesbania grandiflora also known as vegetable hummingbird, agati or hummingbird tree, is a small tree in the genus Sesbania.

Common name: agati sesbania, August flower, Australian corkwood tree, flamingo bill, grandiflora, sesban, swamp pea, tiger tongue
Color: Pale violet and dark purple
Bloom time: June to frost
Height: 0.50 to 1.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow

Planting & Care
Large rose canes can be cut back by as much as two thirds, and smaller ones to within 6 to 12 inches of the ground.When you transplant your plants, be sure to dig a much bigger hole than you think you need and add plenty of organic matter such as compost or aged manure.

Sunlight: Part shade to full shade

Soil: well-drained soil

Water: Medium

Temprature: 22-30ºC

Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Care:
  • Both can survive in temperate climates if they are planted in a sheltered area.
  • Arabian is a small bush with evergreen leaves.
  • There are many other varieties of plant, of which are best suited for sub-tropical climates.
  • Learning how to grow will add a striking visual and olfactory touch to the garden.


Care:
  • Always wear safety goggles; branches can whip back when released.
  • Start with pruning shears for smaller growth.
  • Use loppers, which look like giant, long-handle shears, for growth that is more than half an inch thick.
  • A small pruning saw is handy, as it cuts on both the push and the pull.
  • Deadhead religiously and keep beds clean.


Special Feature:
Excellent edging plant for beds, borders and shade/woodland gardens. Containers or window boxes.
Use
Medicinal use:
  • Bark is used for cooling (ayurvedha and siddha medicinal terms), bitter tonic, anthelmintic, febrifuge, diarrhea, Small pox, Astringent.
  • Fruits in Bitter and acrid, laxative, fever, pain, bronchitis, anemia, tumors, colic, jaundice, poisoning.
  • Root used in Rheumatism, Expectorant, Painful swelling, Catarrh.


Note:
for medicinal use

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

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4 / 5 Rajesh gupta 20 October 2018
Good seeds and quality packing

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