Melia Azedarach, Bakaayan, Bakain - Plant
Description for Melia Azedarach, Bakaayan, Bakain
The adult tree has a rounded crown, and commonly measures 7 to 12 metres tall, however in exceptional circumstances M. azedarach can attain a height of 45 metres (150 ft).
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Persian Lilac, chinaberry, chinaberry tree||Pale violet||May||4 to 8 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and 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. Enrich the soil with leaf mold or well-rotted organic matter to encourage good drainage.
|Full sun||well-drained soil||Medium||100 to 105 degrees F||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Melia Azedarach
- The mulch should feel moist but not wet. Apply a high-potassium liquid fertilizer every 2 weeks from early spring until 6 weeks after flowering.
- Keep moist in winter.
- Apply a thin layer of compost each spring, followed by a 2-inch layer of mulch. Stake tall lilies.
Typical uses of Melia Azedarach
Special features: Effective as a specimen or in small groups. Shrub borders, foundations. Screen or informal hedge for property lines. Cottage gardens.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose. Its generally keep indoor in living room and in terrac area.
Medicinal use: It is known as Mahanimba in Sanskrit and used for treating various diseases. This tree has antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, cardio-protective, analgesic, anticancer, antiulcer, antipyretic, anti-plasmodial activities.
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What garden lovers say ... ?
Really nice and I have never seen anything like this before ...
Fresh and beautiful, Must buy!
Does best in rich, well-draining soil.