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Pongamia, Indian beech and Pongam oiltree
500.0 AED (-20%)
Botanical name:- Pongamia
|Pongamia, Indian beech and Pongam oil tree
|Water everyday & keep moist
|Blotch miner , spiralling whitefly, eriophyid mite, aceria pongamia
|Toxic to pets and humans
|Maximum plant height
|Potting soil/red soil/manure/perlite
|Good drainage & repot every 1-2 years
|Apply manure for first 15 days and npk for next 15 days
|Pruning & training
|Remove dead & diseased leaves with sterile shears
|Common color & season
|Pongamia glabra also known as pongam, karum tree, poonga-oil tree, indian beech many-branched, spreads quickly, feedy or semi-evergreen with a cylindrical head and a small and short trunk. The pinnate, shiny, bright green leaves, 15-30 cm long, forms the evolving rose bronze, 5-9 ovate to elliptical leaflets. In summer and autumn, they grows racemes, 13 cm in length, with pea-like, mauvais-pink, or cream flowers, heavily aromatized when cut. They have round, normal petals, to 1.5Cm in size, often uncurled. Its oil keeps away insects and other microbes from the surface of the skin.The seeds of pongam oil tree yield an essential oil, which contains the chemical constituent karanjin. Karanjin gives the tree extracts its insecticidal and microbial properties. It may be suitable pongamia pinnata is found in humid and subtropical environments and, although it does well even in lower temperatures and can withstand a light frost. It is also a drought resistant plants water requirement is extremely low for parks and roadsides as it is a coastal plant that can tolerate high temperature, full sun, and frequent salt spray conditions.