Subabul, Leucaena leucocephala - 0.5 Kg Seeds
Description for Subabul, Leucaena leucocephala
A seed rate of 3 to 4 kg per hactare is recommended. Sowing is preferably done during February-March in a nursery or in polythene bags or in situ at 2 to 3 cm depth.Seedlings (1.5 to 3 months old with 6-8 leaves) are planted in the main field.A spacing of 1 x 0.1 m is recommended for a pure crop of fodder, 1.5 x 0.2 m for planting in boundaries and borders of coconut gardens and 2 x 0.2 m when raised along boundaries.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Subabul, Leucaena leucocephala||The flowers on the tree grow in spherical bunches and are white in color.||-||5m to 20 m||Easy|
Planting and care
The tree grows very well under alkaline soils and also performs under dry clayey soils.
|Full sun||Loamy soil||Normal||20 to 40 degrees C.||-|
Caring for Subabul
Typical uses of Subabul
Special features: The tree is highly drought resistant.