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  Arjuna:
 

A large evergreen tree, with a spreading crown and drooping branches, commonly 3m in girth, but recorded up to 10.6m.

 
 

How does it look:

A large evergreen tree, with a spreading crown and drooping branches, commonly 3m in girth, but recorded up to 10.6m. Stem is rarely long and straight, buttressed, sometimes fluted.

Silvicultural Characters


A moderate shade-bearer, but does not tolerate dense overhead shade. Seedlings sensitive to drip, drought and frost, but grows well if moisture is available. Produces root suckers. Coppicing is satisfactory and pollards very well. Not suitable for open, dry hillsides.

How to grow:

Can be raised through direct-sowing of seed, entire transplants, stumps or air-layers.

Where to sell:
Wood can be sold to timber merchants.

 Uses:
  • For reclamation of saline, alkaline and semi-arid tracts. Also recommended for agro- and social forestry.
  • Its wood is used to make carts, agricultural implements, water troughs, traps, boat-building, house-building, electric poles, tool-handles, jetty-piles, and plywood.
  • Is used as firewood
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