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Saraca Asoca, Sita Ashok, Ashoka Tree - Plant

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Description

Saraca indica is a small evergreen tree. The leaves are paripinnate with 6 to 12 leaflets, oblong and rigidly sub-coriaceus.

Ashoka is an evergreen wild tree still found in Himalayas and across Indian sub-continent. Its height is about 6 to 9 meters, leaves 15 to 25 cm long and green colour. In spring season ashoka tree is covered with red colour flowers and looks really very beautiful.

The fruits are about 6 to 10 inches long, looks like broad beans containing 6-8 grey colour seed like chest nut.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height 18 inch (46 cm)
Plant Spread 5 inch (13 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Ashok, Asogam, Wu You Hua, Osaka
Maximum Reachable Height 3 to 40 feet
Flower Colour Red
Bloom Time Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Plants need water, but the watering amount varies in different plants.
  • Summer Plants does not need much watering but some Vegetables plant does need lots of water.
  • Watering should be in an optimum amount for plants healthy growth.
  • For proper watering, first find the type of soil and type of soil drainage favorable for the plant.
  • Watering is one of the major factors of Ashoka care.
  • A caring gardener should always know the amount of water needed for respective plants.
  • In summer: Lots of watering.
  • In Winter: Average Water.
  • If you have a large garden, compare and discover plants which need lots of water and you will be able to decide the irrigation method to install in your garden.
  • For over-watering plants drip irrigation is implemented.
  • Such methods will help to water your plants in precise quantities ensuring their perfect care.
  • Saraca Asoca care

    Sunlight Full shade
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well drained soil
    Temperature 20 to 35 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Saraca Asoca uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • The bark of Ashoka Tree is used for its medicinal value and it is reported to have a stimulating effect on the endometrium and ovarian tissue
    • Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Saraca Asoca?

    Saraca Asoca is commonly known as Ashok, Asogam, Wu You Hua, Osaka

    How tall do Saraca Asoca grow?

    On average Saraca Asoca grows 3 to 40 feet

    What color are Saraca Asoca?

    A Saraca Asoca plant bears flowers of color Red

    When Saraca Asoca blooms?

    With enough light, Saraca Asoca may produce Red flowers in Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer

    How hard is Saraca Asoca to grow?

    A Saraca Asoca is Easy to grow

    How much sunlight does a Saraca Asoca need?

    A Saraca Asoca prefers Full shade

    How much water does a Saraca Asoca need?

    A Saraca Asoca prefers watering Medium

    What kind of soil does a Saraca Asoca need?

    A Saraca Asoca prefers Well drained soil

    What temperature does a Saraca Asoca like?

    A Saraca Asoca prefers 20 to 35 degrees C

    How often should I fertilize my Saraca Asoca?

    To encourage Saraca Asoca growth, Apply any organic fertilizer

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