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Alstonia scholaris variegated - Plant

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Description

The Alstonia scholaris is a glabrous tree and grows up to 40 m (130 ft) tall. Its mature bark is grayish and its young branches are copiously marked with lenticel

It grows better under moist, warm climate but cannot stand water logging. Recommended for planting in parks, gardens and inside lawns. It has been extensively planted in India. Also seems to grow well in hot dry regions. Plants should be planted at a distance 6 meters from each other.

Bodhi by first Lord Buddha is said to have used Alstonia scholaris as the tree for achieving enlightenment.It grows better under moist, warm climate but cannot stand water logging. Recommended for planting in parks, gardens and inside lawns. It has been extensively planted in India.

Also seems to grow well in hot dry regions. Plants should be planted at a distance 6 meters from each other.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Alstonia Variegated, commonly called blackboard tree, devil tree, ditabark, milkwood-pine, white cheesewood
Marathi - Satvin Variegated
Maximum Reachable Height grows up to 40 m (130 ft) tall
Flower Colour white
Bloom Time all year around

Planting and care

It grows better under moist, warm climate but cannot stand water logging.

Alstonia scholaris variegated care

warm climate

Soil moist

Alstonia scholaris variegated special feature

Bodhi by first Lord Buddha is said to have used Alstonia scholaris as the tree for achieving enlightenment.

Alstonia scholaris variegated uses

Culinary Use:

  • The wood of Alstonia scholaris has been recommended for the manufacture of pencils, as it is suitable in nature and the tree grows rapidly and is easy to cultivate
  • In Sri Lanka its light wood is used for coffins
  • In other areas the wood close to the root is very light and of white color, and is used for net floats, household utensils, trenchers, corks, etc

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