DALBERGIA LATIFOLIA(ROSE WOOD) TREE SEED
Dalbergia latifolia is predominantly a single-stemmed deciduous tree with a dome shaped crown of lush green foliage, which on wet sites are not shed.The trees reach a height of 20-40 m with a girth of 1.5-2m.The former was a botanist and the latter explored Surinam.Our company is highly esteemed firm known for offering Candidate Plus Trees (CPTs) to the clients.
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Found throughout Andhra Pradesh, in moist deciduous forests but more common along the Godavari, but nowhere abundant. Identified by full rounded crown and cylindrical, straight bole. It is drought resistant and a good coppicer. It prefers good, deep loam or clayey soil containing lime.
Family : Leguminosae - Papilionioideaea
Common Name : Indian Rosewood Flowering : Whitish flowers in short axillary much-branched panicles appear in June to July.
Fruiting : Pods ripen from December to March.
Morphology of the Fruit/Seed : Pods 4 to 8 cms by 1.5 to 2.0 cms in size; oblong-lanceolate, abruptly narrowed to a stipe; flat, glabrous; 1 to 3 seeded.
Seed Collection and Storage : The ripe dark brown pods are collected from the trees by lopping the branches in February to March, dried in the sun and broken. Extraction of clean seed is not necessary for sowing. Pods stored in gunny bags. Seeds lose their viability appreciably when kept for one year or more.
Pretreatment : Not required. Nursery Technique : Seeds are sown in primary beds (porous sandy loam soil) in drills. Germination comes within 10 days and then the seedlings are transplanted into polythene bags. Shade is necessary.