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Saraca Asoca, Sita Ashok, Ashoka Tree - Plant

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Saraca indica is a small evergreen tree. The leaves are paripinnate with 6 to 12 leaflets, oblong and rigidly sub-coriaceus.
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Description for Saraca Asoca, Sita Ashok, Ashoka Tree

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.

Common nameFlower coloursBloom timeHeightDifficulty
Ashok, Asogam, Wu You Hua, OsakaRedSpring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer3 to 40 feetEasy to grow

Planting and care

SunlightSoilWaterTemperatureFertilizer
Full shadeWell drained soilMedium20 to 35 degrees CApply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Saraca Asoca

  • 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 plant's 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.

Typical uses of Saraca Asoca

Special features:

Culinary use:

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

References

  • http://www.learn2grow.com/plants/saraca-indica/
  • http://www.ntbg.org/plants/plant_details.php?plantid=10217
  • https://www.lifestyle.com.au/plant-guide/ashoka-tree-2707.aspx
  • http://www.gardenplantsvs.com/en/ashoka-care/model-469-6

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What garden lovers say ... ?

5 / 5 Karuna 18 September 2017
Can this saraca asoca tree be grown in pot also,as i live on 7th floor.
5 / 5 Kapil Yadav 05 September 2017
This plant can be planted in a simple pot.
5 / 5 Poornimaa Nair 30 August 2017
Plant reached in excellent condition along with promised pot
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