Chinaberry tree cultivation

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How to grow chinaball tree

Characteristics of Melia azedarach





It stands dryness very well.

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Native from Asia, but broadly cultivated and naturalized, it can be on the edge of the highways, parks and gardens. In many places of warm climate, like in the south of the United States, where it has become an invasive species, because with its fast growing and size it overshadows many native species of plants wich finally die. On the other hand, it is potentially considered as a very useful species to forest barren areas of Africa, given the great great capacity of the seed to germinate.


In full sun, it doesn’t stand cold climates where it remains as a srubby plant.


By means of seeds in autumn. These should be planted in protected warm places and be transplanted in spring or during the following summer in its definitive location. One should protect with tutors when young


Sandy soil, with a good drainage. It adapts very well in coastal places of warm climate, even in very poor lands.

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

23 January, 2020

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