Pongamia, Indian beech and Pongam oiltree

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Botanical name:- Pongamia

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Scientific namePongamia glabra
Common namePongamia, Indian beech and Pongam oiltree
Temperature requirement25-35 °C
Humidity40-50%
LightFull sun
WateringWater everyday &keep moist
PestsBlotch miner , spiralling whitefly, eriophyid mite, aceria pongamiae
Pet friendlinessToxic to pets and humans
Maximum plant height20-25m
Potting mixPotting soil/red soil/manure/perlite
Pot requirementGood drainage & repot every 1-2 years
NutritionApply manure for first 15 days and npk for next 15 days
Pruning & trainingRemove dead & diseased leaves with sterile shears
Common color & seasonPink
DescriptionPongamia 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.

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Pongamia glabra

Pongamia, Indian beech and Pongam oiltree

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