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Sesbania grandiflora, Hummingbird tree Plant
Description for Sesbania grandiflora, Hummingbird tree
Plant height: 10 - 16 inches
Plant spread: 3 - 5 inches
Sesbania grandiflora also was known as the vegetable hummingbird, Agati or hummingbird tree. This plant can fix the nitrogen in the soil. This plant is fast growing and light branching; grow up to 8 m in height. the plant bears the single white fragrant flowers from September to October month. Fruit pots are slender up to 30 cm in length.
Common name(s): Agathi, West Indian Tree, Vegetable Humming bird, Aghastya, White Dragon tree
Flower colours: White
Bloom time: June to frost
Max reachable height: Up to 8 m
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow
Planting and care
Sesbania grandiflora is propagated through seeds. Before sowing, seeds are soaked in the water for 12 hours. This plant required full sunlight to grow well.
Apply organic fertilizer or manure in spring season.
Sunlight: Full sunlight
Soil: Well-drained sandy loam soil
Temperature: 20 to 30 degree C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer.
Caring for Sesbania grandiflora
Start with pruning shears for smaller growth; maintaining the bushy.
Watering should be done early in the morning if the soil is dry.
Typical uses of Sesbania grandiflora
Special features: Drought tolerant
Ornamental use: This plant is used for the ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: The bark is used for cooling, bitter tonic, anthelmintic, febrifuge, diarrhea, Smallpox, Astringent. Fruits can use for treatment of fever, pain, bronchitis, anemia, tumors, colic, jaundice, poisoning. Root used in Rheumatism, Expectorant, Painful swelling, Catarrh.