Star Apple, Cainito,Caimito

Star Apple, Cainito,Caimito

Scientific Name : Chrysophyllum cainito Family : Sapotaceae Common Name : Star Apple, Cainito,Caimito Description: Chrysophyllum means ‘Golden-leaf’. A medium size, evergreen tree. Leaves are dark green above and golden-brown on underside. The tree is slow growing. Ripe fruits are edible. Ideal for avenues. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Satin tree, Satin-leaf tree, Wild Star apple

Satin tree, Satin-leaf tree, Wild Star apple

Scientific Name : Chrysophyllum oliviforme Family : Sapotaceae Common Name : Satin tree, Satin-leaf tree, Wild Star apple Description: A medium size evergreen tree. It is a slow growing tree. Fruits are about the size of wild date. They are native to Florida, West Indies and Central America. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Baobab, Upside-down treeGorakhchinch

Baobab, Upside-down treeGorakhchinch

Scientific Name : Adansonia digitata Family : Bombacaceae Common Name : Baobab, Upside-down tree Gorakhchinch Description: A large deciduous tree from African deserts. Fruits have sour pulp which is edible. It is a drought resistant tree. When leafless, it looks like the roots are in the air while the foliage is underground. Hence the common name ‘Upside-down tree’. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Gondani, Gondni

Gondani, Gondni

Scientific Name : Cordia gharaf Family : Boraginaceae Common Name : Gondani, Gondni Description: A small evergreen tree with orange coloured fruit. Fruit has sticky mucus-like pulp. It is a drought resistant tree. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Bhadraksh

Bhadraksh

Scientific Name : Guazuma ulmifolia Family : Sterculiaceae Common Name : Bhadraksh Description: A very tall tree with fruit resembling Rudraksh. Leaves are rough. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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Bismarckia Palm

Bismarckia Palm

Scientific Name : Bismarckia nobilis Family : Arecaceae Common Name : Bismarckia Palm Description: A large palm with silvery bluish, fan-shaped fronds. Propagation : Seeds Longevity...

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