Malabar Neem Plant


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.

Specifications


Soil

It grows on variety of soils .However deep fertile sandy loam soils shows optimum growth.

Climate

Suitable for any climate.

Season of planting

Can be plant in any season

Scientific Name

Melia dubia

Density

10 x12 Feet

Variety

NA

Height

60 to 70 feet

Harvesting

Ready to harvest after 4th year.

Plant age

30 to 35 years if not harvested.

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