Indian Rosewood

 

Dalbergia sissoo

Leguminosae

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Form: Tree
Seasonality: Semi-evergreen, perennial
Size: 50 feet tall by 50 feet wide
Leaves; Soft green thorn-less, a pinnate compound leaf, 3 - 5 roundish leaflets with a an extended narrow tip
Flowers: Short clusters of pendulous cream colored, very fragrant flowers in spring
Fruit:
Green seed pod
Stems/Trunks: Single and straight, suitable for lumber, Soft green thorn-less, a pinnate compound leaf with 3 - 5 roundish leaflets with a an extended narrow tip
Range/Origin: India, Pakistan and Afghanistan
Hardiness: Sunset zones 13,19, 21 - 24; H1, H2: USDA: 9b-11

Comments: Low litter, No thorns

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exposure: Full to partial sun
  • Water: Low to Moderate
  • Soil: Tolerant, well drained
  • Propagation: Seeds, cuttings
  • Maintenance: Minimal

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