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 ||Subabul, Leucaena leucocephala|
|Height ||5m to 20 m|
|Flower Colour ||The flowers on the tree grow in spherical bunches and are white in color.|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy|
- The tree grows very well under alkaline soils and also performs under dry clayey soils
|Sunlight ||Full sun|
|Soil ||Loamy soil|
|Temperature ||20 to 40 degrees C.|
Subabul special feature
The tree is highly drought resistant.
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall do subabul grow?
On average subabul grows 5m to 20 m
What color are subabul?
A subabul plant bears flowers of color The flowers on the tree grow in spherical bunches and are white in color.
How hard is subabul to grow?
How much sunlight does a subabul need?
A subabul prefers Full sun
How much water does a subabul need?
A subabul prefers watering Normal
What kind of soil does a subabul need?
What temperature does a subabul like?
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