Amruth Home Garden

Amruth HomeGarden draws strength from our age old healing traditions. Generations of our ancestors have spent their lifetime to study plants growing in their neighbourhood and to find out their healing properties for their day to day health care needs.

Neem (Azadirachta indica)
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  • Neem (English)
  • Neem, Nimb (Hindi)
  • Bevu (Kannada)
  • Veppu (Malayalam)
  • Kadulimba (Marathi)
  • Nimba (Sanskrit)
  • Vembu, Veppam (Tamil)

Description: This species is probably native to India globally distributed in the Indian subcontinent. Within India, it is commonly found throughout the greater part, and is often cultivated.

How to Grow: Neem grows well on flat ground with high sub-soil water level and good drainage. It tolerates temperature ranging from 0 C to 40 C, altitudal variation from sea level to 1500 m and an extremely low annual rainfall down to 130 mm. It also possess certain amount of drought hardiness.

Care regime: Neem being a hardy and drought tolerant plant needs little after care.They are usually watered once in a while during summer months for the first 5 to 6 years.

Parts Used: Leaves, bark, seeds, fruit, flower

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Suggested Citation: B. S. Somashekhar, G. S. Goraya, D. K. Ved, Unnikrishnan P. M., Ravikumar K., Gangadharan G. G., Suma Tagadur Sureshchandra, Shilpa Naveen, Vijay Srinivas, Venugopal S. N.; Additional inputs: Soumyashree N., Sagar D. Sangale.
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