It is a tall evergreen perennial tree with the small bright green leaves. It is up to 30 m tall. It blossoms in spring with the small white flowers. It has a straight trunk. Its bark is hard rough and scaly, fissured even in small trees.
The colour of the bark is brown grayish.The leaves are alternate and consists of several leaflets with serrated edges. Its flowers are small and white in colour.
|Plant Height||18 inch (46 cm)|
|Plant Spread||7 inch (18 cm)|
|Common Name||Azadirachta indica, Nimtree, Indian Lilac, Neem.|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 30 m|
|Flower Colour||white or pale yellow|
|Bloom Time||Seasonal bloomer|
|Difficulty Level||easy to grow|
Neem tree is easily propagated with seeds. Monsoon is the best season for seeds sowing. The neem tree thrives in most soils, even saline, and alkaline ones, but it does better on dry, poor, rocky soils than on the wet ground. The roots can penetrate a hard clay pan, which tends to increase soil fertility and helps to neutralize acidic soils.
|Sunlight||Full sun to part shade|
|Soil||Well drained soil|
|Temperature||25 to 35 degree C|
|Fertilizer||Apply any organic fertilizer|
This evergreen tree is highly resistant to drought.