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Hummingbird tree (Sesbania grandiflora) Agathi Keerai

Sesbania grandiflora is a small erect, fast-growing, and sparsely branched tree that reaches 32 feet in height. The flowers, young leaves and tender pods of the white flowered hummingbird tree are edible. All parts of the tree are also utilized for medicine in Southeastern Asia and India including preparations derived from the roots, bark, gum, leaves, flowers, and fruit. The leaves are rich  in Vitamin, A, Iron and Calcium.

The tree thrives under full exposure to sunshine and is extremely frost sensitive. 

In Tamil the tree is called Kathurumurunga or akatthi,(Agathi Keerai). In Hindi gaach-munga, in Telugu avisi, in Bengali Bokful, and Hadga Flower in Marathi.

 Please note that Humming bird tree seeds need to be scarified (scrape seed on sand paper till you can barely seed the inside layer) and soak for 24 hours before sowing.

Packet of approximately 10 seeds 

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SKU: 1350
Price: $3.69 
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Drumstick tree seed

Drumstick pods and leaves are used in Indian dishes such as sambar and avial. In most of the U.S., it can be raised as a container plant, and will start producing pods by the eleventh month. In Florida, it can be grown outdoors south of Fort Myers as well as in Arizona and Southern California.. Nutritionally, the leaves are rich in Vitamin C , Vitamin A, calcium, protein and potassium. The bark of the tree has been used to treat abdominal discomfort, boils, cold, rheumatism and scorpion bites, while the leaves have been found effective for the treatment of hypertension and conjunctivitis.

We currently offer 2 varieties of Moringa seeds 

  • Dwarf Variety PKM1
  • Full sized Moringa tree var Shah Jahan

 

We recommend soaking the seed in warm water overnight before sowing 1/2 in deep.


SKU: 160
Price: $4.29 
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Jasmine sambac 'Belle of India' -OUT OF STOCK

Jasminum "Sambac Belle of India", an everblooming, very fragrant variety with long slender oval buds which open to pure white double blooms. Heavenly Jasmine scent. Likes warmth and strong light. Upright vining growth habit. Known as Madan Mogra in Hindi and Iruvanthige in Kannada. The "Belle of India" jasmine is a popular flower used in India during worship often offered to Lord Vishnu. The flowers are also used to make garlands and adorn women's hair. Called pikake in Hawaii.   

 

Our plants are healthy at the time of shipping. If for some reason you feel that the plant is damaged during transit please send us a digital photo within 5 days of receipt for us to consider replacement. Due to strict customs regulations we cannot ship plants outside mainland USA.


SKU: 1615
Price: $0.00 
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