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Saraca Asoca, Sita Ashok, Ashoka Tree - 0.5 kg Seeds

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Description

The ashoka is a rain-forest tree. Its original distribution was in the central areas of the Deccan plateau, as well as the middle section of the Western Ghats in the western coastal zone of the Indian subcontinent.

The ashoka is prized for its beautiful foliage and fragrant flowe₹ It is a handsome, small, erect evergreen tree, with deep green leaves growing in dense cluste₹
Its flowering season is around February to April. The ashoka flowers come in heavy, lush bunches. They are bright orange-yellow in color, turning red before wilting.

As a wild tree, the Ashoka is a vulnerable species. It is becoming rarer in its natural habitat, but isolated wild ashoka trees are still to be found in the foothills of the central and eastern Himalayas, in scattered locations of the northern plains of India as well as on the west coast of the subcontinent near Mumbai.

Seed Specifications

Seeds per Packet 35

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Common Name ashoka, Sita-ashoka, anganapriya, ashopalava, ashoka, asupala, apashaka, hemapushpa, kankeli, madhupushpa, pindapushpa, pindipushpa, vanjula, vishoka and vichitra.
Maximum Reachable Height 10-15 feet
Bloom Time February-April
Difficulty Level Easy to medium

Planting And Care :

  • Begin caring for a Ashoka tree by planting it correctly.
  • Start your seeds in slightly shaded area 4 to 8 weeks before you plan on transferring them to your open outdoor garden.
  • Place the tree in a hole that is at least twice as large as its root ball, and use soil that has been combined with light, organic mulch.
  • Before the tree is placed in the hole, the roots need to be loosened.
  • After the tree is in the hole, the hole needs to be filled with the soil and mulch mixture.
  • The tree must be watered well after transplantation.
  • Mulch the area around the tree, but make sure the mulch does not touch the trunk.
  • To keep the tree standing straight, tie it to a sturdy stake that has been inserted into the ground.
  • Ashoka tree care:

    Sunlight
  • At least 5-6 hours of preferably morning sunlight a day is ideal for plant to grow well and natural indirect bright light for the rest of the day.
  • Watering
  • Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
  • Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.
  • Soil
  • The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
  • Grow well in pH range of 5.5 to 7
  • Temperature 20 to 35 degree C
    Fertilizer
  • During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.

  • Ashoka Tree Uses:

    • It is a popular park and garden plant, much used in landscaping.
    • Mostly used as avenue tree.

    Medicinal Use:

    • The bark of the Ashoka plant is used to prepare cosmetics that help to improve skin complexion.

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