What is the family of Polyalthia longifolia?
Custard applesMonoon longifolium / FamilyThe Annonaceae are a family of flowering plants consisting of trees, shrubs, or rarely lianas commonly known as the custard apple family or soursop family. With 108 accepted genera and about 2400 known species, it is the largest family in the Magnoliales. Wikipedia
What is the botanical name for masquerade tree?
Masquerade trees (Polyalthia longifolia) the false ashoka native to India, is a lofty evergreen tree, commonly planted due to its effectiveness in alleviating noise pollution.
What is the English name of Debdaru tree?
Why is it called false Ashoka tree?
While many people pass it off as the Ashoka tree, this is often called as ‘false’ Ashoka, because it bears a resemblance to the Asoka Tree or Saraca Asoka, the ‘sorrowless’ tree. While the False Ashoka is effective is alleviating noise pollution, its leaves are used in traditional ceremonies and trunk for ship masts.
What is the phylum of Polyalthia longifolia?
Vascular plantMonoon longifolium / Phylum
What is the common name of Polyalthia longifolia?
Indian mast tree
(Indian mast tree)
|Common name(s)||Indian mast tree|
|Flower colour; life form||Flowers pale green; tree|
How do you grow Polyalthia longifolia?
Polyalthia Longifolia can be grown easily from seed or cuttings. It is a fast-growing tree and requires good exposure to sunlight and moderate watering. Evergreen bloomers no particular time period.
What is the benefit of Ashoka tree?
Ashoka tree is useful to manage female disorders like dysmenorrhea and menorrhagia due to its Vata balancing property. It also helps to control bleeding in piles due to its Sita (cold) property. Ashoka powder is also an effective remedy for managing worm infestation due to its Krimighna (anti-worm) property.
What is the difference between Asoka and Ashoka?
Ashoka (/əˈʃoʊkə/; Brāhmi: 𑀅𑀲𑁄𑀓, Asoka, IAST: Aśoka), also known as Ashoka the Great, was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty, son of Bindusara, who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from c. 268 to 232 BCE. It covered the entire Indian subcontinent except for parts of present-day Tamil Nadu.
What is the division of Ashoka tree?
How do you plant Polyalthia longifolia seeds?
Insert the seeds into the prepared mixture to half inch of depth. Moisten the newly planted seeds only by sprinkling water. It is advisable not to directly pour water over the saplings as the force of water might damage them. Please note that all seedlings require considerable amount of light and warmth to germinate.
How long does Polyalthia longifolia take to grow?
two to three weeks
Sown in a free-draining potting mix, most germinate within two to three weeks, and the young seedlings cared for in a nursery for around a year before being planted out. Care is taken when transplanting, not to damage the delicate roots.