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Ashoka Tree, Pendula Ashok - Plant

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Description

The Ashoka tree is considered sacred throughout the Indian subcontinent, especially in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. This tree has many folklorically, religious and literary associations in the region.

Highly valued as well for its handsome appearance and the color and abundance of its flowers, the Ashoka tree is often found in royal palace compounds and gardens as well as close to temples throughout India.

The Ashoka is prized for its beautiful foliage and fragrant floweâ‚ ¹ It is a handsome, small, erect evergreen tree, with deep green leaves growing in dense clusteâ‚ ¹

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.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 19 inch (48 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)

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

Common Name Buddha tree, Mast tree, Sorrowless tree, Telegraph pole tree, Black berry lily.
Maximum Reachable Height 20-25 feet
Bloom Time The flowers are inconspicuous.
Difficulty Level Easy to medium

Planting And Care

  • Begin caring for a Ashoka tree by planting it correctly.
  • 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.
  • 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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      Frequently Asked Questions

      How to grow Ashoka tree?

      You can grow Ashoka tree though Seeds.Consider the following points to grow Ashoka .
      1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.
      2.Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich.
      3.Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
      4.Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(June-July).

      Is Ashoka tree good for home?

      Yes,it is believed that Planting this auspicious plant not only brings health benefits to the inhabitants but also attracts happiness and prosperity in the house. It represents love, beauty and elegance.

      Where to plant Ashoka tree at home?

      You can grow Ashoka tree outdoor where direct bright light is available (4-6 hrs.)

      What is Ashoka plant?

      Saraca asoca is a plant belonging to the Detarioideae subfamily of the legume family. It is an important tree in the cultural traditions of the Indian subcontinent and adjacent areas

      Is Ashoka a medicinal plant?

      Yes, Ashoka has been traditionally used in Indian Ayurveda as a uterine tonic and has been indicated in menstrual irregularities etc. Note: The above information is general guidelines be sure to consult your healthcare adviser before consumption or application of plant or plant parts.

      Does Ashoka tree have flowers?

      Yes, The ashoka flowers come in heavy, lush bunches.

      Can we plant Ashoka tree at home?

      Yes, You can plant Ashoka tree at home where it will get direct bright light for 4-6 hrs. a day

      Ashoka tree growing conditions?

      1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight is required.
      2.Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich.
      3.Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
      4.Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(June-July).

      How to plant Ashoka tree?

      To plant tree consider the following points
      1.To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 7-10 inch upper diameter and drainage holes.
      2.Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot.
      3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil.
      4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives more than 6 hours of direct sunlight.
      5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure.
      1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for more than 6 hours a day.
      2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in.
      3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil.
      4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get more than 6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July).

      Is Ashoka tree deciduous?

      Yes Ashoka is deciduos tree.

      How to plant Ashoka tree seeds?

      Ashoka tree can reproduce through seed propagation.
      1. Select a container having 5-7 inch diameter.
      2. Fill the container with well-drained soil.
      3. Gently mix the soil.
      4. Moisten the surface of the soil with water spray.
      5. Sprinkle the seeds evenly on soil and cover with a thin soil layer.
      6. Cover the seed container with a transparent plastic paper.
      7. Place the seed container in indirect bright light.
      8. Remove plastic wrapping once seeds start to germinate.
      9. Keep the soil moist but do not make the soil soggy by overwatering.

      Which direction to keep Ashoka plant?

      Ashoka tree should be placed in the north of the house

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