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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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Plant height : 2 feet (+/- 20%)
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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 name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Ashok, Asogam, Wu You Hua, Osaka Red Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer 3 to 40 feet Easy to grow

Planting and care

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full shade Well drained soil Medium 20 to 35 degrees C Apply 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 Kadam Sahebrao Subhashrao 12 January 2018
I want a Saraca Ashoka Plant.
5 / 5 Hema 29 October 2017
I bought this plant from nursurylive....around 2 months back. It is not growing... Also the leaves are becoming dry? Please advice
5 / 5 Karuna 18 September 2017
Can this saraca asoca tree be grown in pot also,as i live on 7th floor.
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