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Ashoka Tree

Polyalthia longifolia

SKU 3897

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AED 394

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1.2m - 1.5m
1.8Mtr - 2Mtr

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Plant Care

Watering

During summer, Water daily or when the soil starts to become slightly dry at the top. During Winter season water once in 2 days or when the soil starts to become slightly dry at the top. Keep the soil lightly moist at all times, but do not overwater as this will cause brown spots and leaf drop. Curly or dry leaves suggest, the plant is dry and needs watering. Water in the early morning or late evening when temperatures are cooler. Always check your soil before watering.

Light

During summer season keep the plants in shaded area and during winter season plants can withstand direct/indirect light.

Temperature

During summer season or when the temperature is above 45°C place the plant in shaded area. During winter season or the when the temperature is below 45°C the plants can be directly placed in direct/indirect sunlight.

Fertilizer

Apply liquid fertilizer or slow release fertilizer once in 15 days. Always fertilizer the plants during the morning hours when the temperature is low. For best results use Folikraft ready to use Outdoor Plant Food / Flower Booster.

Plant Bio

Ashoka Tree

Ashoka or Saraca indica is a rain forest tree that is found in the Deccan Plateau and the Western Ghats of the Indian subcontinent. It bears orange and yellow flowers in bunches that turn red before they fall. This tree is considered one of the most sacred trees in the Indian traditions and it is dedicated to love god Kama. The word ‘Ashoka’ means ‘no grief’ in Sanskrit and various parts of this tree are widely used for different medicinal purposes.

Nutritional Value of Ashoka Tree

There are a number of essential nutrients that can be derived from the Ashoka tree. It contains tannins, glycoside, essential oils, and calcium. It also contains carbonic compounds of carbon and iron while the bark of the tree contains ketosteroid.

Uses of Ashoka Tree

The bark of the Ashoka plant is used to prepare cosmetics that help to improve skin complexion. It helps to prevent the condition of scanty and difficult urination and even acts as an antidote to a scorpion bite. Even its dried flowers are advantageous for diabetic patients.

Planting and care

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

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

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