April 14, 2017 at 11:17 am | Forestry Plant | No comment
Malabar Neem originates from the Meliaceae family and is an indigenous species of tree to India, South East Asia and Australia, where it has been cultivated as a source of árewood. The tree can be cultivated in all types of soil and requiring a low supply of water . Malabar Neem has the unique feature of growing to 40 feet within 2 years from planting and can be mechanically pruned and harvested. Malabar Neem is a specie belonging to the Neem family. This tree is known for its fast growth. In recent times the farmers around Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh & Kerala have found the utility of this tree both as a low grade timber and also a very useful wood for ply wood industry. Under irrigated conditions this tree can be harvested at the end of 4th year for both timber and ply wood.
It grows on variety of soils .However deep fertile sandy loam soils shows optimum growth.
Suitable for any climate.
Can be plant in any season
10 x12 Feet
60 to 70 feet
Ready to harvest after 4th year.
30 to 35 years if not harvested.