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Polyalthia longifolia, Ashok Tree - Plant

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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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Plant height : 2.5 feet (+/- 20%)
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Description for Polyalthia longifolia, Ashok 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.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Ashoka Tree, Buddha Tree, Indian mast tree, and Indian Fir tree Green Spring Up to 20 m Easy to grow

Planting and care

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

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

Caring for Polyalthia longifolia

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

Harvesting

NA

Typical uses of Polyalthia longifolia

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

Culinary use: NA

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.

References

  • http://www.thelovelyplants.com/saraca-indica-the-ashoka-tree/
  • http://www.south-florida-plant-guide.com/ashoka-tree.html

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