About 70% of ripe seed germinate in about 20 days[303 ]. Seeds remain viable for a long time and germinate readily, even after floating in water for long distances.
Common Name: Indian Almond, Tropical Almo
Range: Africa - Maagascar; E. Asia - China, In...
Known Hazards: Various species of biting and
Habitats: A mid-canopy tree in areas just inland
This seed is best for growing trees and shrubs which enhance the beauty of garden, landscapes, commercial crops, etc. Tree attaining a height of 50 feet or more with a spreading crown and dark foliage. The branches have a tendency to droop. Leaves are pinnate, 8-10 in long. Leaflets are alternately arranged along the leaf spine, 3-4 in long and 2-2.5 in wide, egg-shaped, with a tip pointed or notched, and base rounded. Orange yellow flowers are borne in racemes, 1-2 in each axil of the leaves.
Flowering Season: April - May
Fruiting Season: June - December
No. of Seeds per Kg: 1600
Germination Capacity: 20%
Time Taken for Initial Germination: 15 days
Time Taken for Germination Capacity: 45 days
Germinative Energy: 15%
Plant Percentage: 15%
Purity Percentage: 100%
Moisture Percentage: 8%
No. of Seedling Per Kg: 2402 year
Soak seeds in cow dung slurry for 24 hours before sowing.