Ashoka Tree, Polyalthia longifolia - Plant

Saraca Indica commonly known as Ashoka tree or Sorrow-less Tree is one of the most exotic flowering trees of the Indian subcontinent.
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About Ashoka Tree

It grows natively in warm humid climates of Pakistan, India, Myanmar, and Malaysia and belongs to the Fabaceae family. Ashoka is ever-green, slender but slow-growing flowering tree.

It is easy-to-grow, an easy-to-prune tree that flowers abundantly and produces a compact shaped canopy – an ideal candidate as a house-plant or a lawn tree.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height19 inch (48 cm)
Plant Spread 6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Ashoka Tree, Buddha Tree, Indian mast tree, and Indian Fir tree
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 20 m
Flower Colour Green
Bloom Time Spring
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Watering should be done early in the morning when the soil feels to dry.
  • After fertilizer application, water should be given to plant.

    Ashoka Tree care

    Ashoka tree propagated by seeds. The seeds retain their viability for one season only and should be sown in August.

    Sunlight Full sun to partial shade.
    Watering Moderately
    Soil well-drained and organic soil.
    Temperature 20 to 35 degree C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer.

    Ashoka Tree special feature

    This evergreen, tall and slender tree grows symmetrically and produces fresh and shining green foliage.

    Ashoka Tree uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Landscape uses for Ashoka tree, lining a stately driveway beside a tall house privacy screen, tall hedge, architectural accent, noise pollution screen

    Medicinal Use:

    • Ashoka tree has many medicinal uses
    • The bark is used in traditional medicines to cure a number of gynecological problems
    • The pulp of flowers is used as a remedy for dysentery
    • Note: Use only after consulting the specialist

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Ashoka Tree?

    Ashoka Tree is commonly known as Ashoka Tree, Buddha Tree, Indian mast tree, and Indian Fir tree

    How tall do Ashoka Tree grow?

    On average Ashoka Tree grows Up to 20 m

    What color are Ashoka Tree?

    A Ashoka Tree plant bears flowers of color Green

    When Ashoka Tree blooms?

    With enough light, Ashoka Tree may produce Green flowers in Spring

    How hard is Ashoka Tree to grow?

    A Ashoka Tree is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Ashoka Tree need?

    A Ashoka Tree prefers Full sun to partial shade.

    How much water does a Ashoka Tree need?

    A Ashoka Tree prefers watering Moderately

    What kind of soil does a Ashoka Tree need?

    A Ashoka Tree prefers well-drained and organic soil.

    What temperature does a Ashoka Tree like?

    A Ashoka Tree prefers 20 to 35 degree C

    How often should I fertilize my Ashoka Tree?

    To encourage Ashoka Tree growth, Apply any organic fertilizer.


    Wednesday, 24 June 2020

    can I pot Ashoka tree in a big pot?


    Sunday, 15 March 2020

    ridhi kothapalli

    Wednesday, 04 March 2020

    ?How many years will it live?

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