Trees – 3

Samanea saman

Family: Fabaceae
Common name: Rain tree, Saman, Monkeypod, Five o’clock tree, Cow tamarind, East Indian walnut
One of the most beautiful shade trees, Rain trees can spread over large areas with heavily branched stems bearing beautiful pink flowers. Read more >>

Areca catechu

Family: Arecaceae
Common name: Arecanut palm, Areca nut palms, Areca nut tree, Areca palm, Betel palm
Arecanut palms are very common in the Southern states of India, Kerala, Karnataka, and Tamilnadu, especially along coastal areas. Read more >>

Platycladus orientalis

Family: Cupressaceae
Common name: Oriental arborvitae, Chinese arborvitae, Book leaf pine, Oriental thuja, Chinese thuja, Biota
An evergreen tree with dense, beautiful foliage, Oriental arborvitae make beautiful centerpieces for your garden. Read more >>

Albizia odoratissima

Family: Fabaceae
Common name: Black siris, Ceylon rosewood, Fragrant albizia, Kala siris, Fragrant black siris
Black siris trees are good shade trees for gardens, parks, lakeshores, roadsides, and agricultural land since they are fast-growing. Read more >>

Grewia asiatica

Family: Malvaceae
Common name: Phalsa, Falsa, Grewia, Phassa
Though Phalsa trees are commonly seen in the wild, it has many culinary as well as medicinal uses, especially in India. Read more >>

Filicium decipiens

Family: Sapindaceae
Common name: Fern tree, Japanese fern tree, Ferntree, Fern leaf tree, Pihimbiya, Thika palm, Soapberry
An obedient, non-fussy tree with a well-rounded crown, Fern trees are ideal trees for your gardens and landscaped areas. Read more >>

Moringa oleifera

Family: Moringaceae
Common name: Drumstick tree, Moringa, Horseradish tree, Ben oil tree, Benzolive tree, Miracle tree
Drumstick tree is also called the miracle tree because all parts of this tree are nutrient-rich, and it is an easy source of protein and calcium for the poor. Read more >>

Magnolia champaca

Family: Magnoliaceae
Common name: Champak, Chembakam, Champa, Golden champa, Joy perfume tree
A single Champak tree can spread its heady, heavenly perfume over large areas, for many months during its flowering season. Read more >>

Ficus lyrata

Family: Moraceae
Common name: Fiddle leaf fig, Banjo leaf, Banyan fig tree
A very popular houseplant from Pinterest, home design, and interiors magazines, Fiddle leaf fig plants grew over the past 10 years. Read more >>

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