Red Sandalwood,Pterocarpus Santalinus, Lal Chandan,Raktachandan Tree Seeds for Farm,Agriculture Lands and Plantation Forming Pack of 500 grams
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Pterocarpus santalinus is a species of Pterocarpus native to India.iIt is a light-demanding moderate sized tree growing upto 8 m tall with a trunk 50-150 cm diameter.Product Specification Type-Natural, Dried Botanical Name – Pterocarpus santalinus Color-Brown Usage-Wood Flowering :Flowers in yellow terminal panicles appear in April (immediately after leaf-fall) to May. Fruiting : Pods are formed rapidly but get ripened in next February – March. Morphology of the Fruit/Seed : Pods oblilquely orbicular, 3 to 4 cms in diam. Including the wing, gradually narrowed into a short stipe. Seeds one per pod, 1 to 1.5 cms long, reddish brown with a smooth leathery testa. Seed Collection and Storage :Dry pods are collected from the trees in February to May, dried in the sun for 3 days, and stored in gunny bags. Seeds retain viability for an year easily. Pretreatment:Soaking in cold water for 72 hours or soaking in cowdung slurry for 72 hours. Nursery Technique :10 to 15 Kgs of pretreated seeds are sown per bed (12 x 1.2 mts) of sandy loam or loamy soil in April and covered with a thin layer of soil.
Germination – 40 to 45 days from sowing.
Showing Method – Soak the Seeds 48 hrs in cowdung mixed or normal water. later prepare nursery bed with sand,fertile soil and Natural manure.Spread the seeds on top of the bed and sprinkle water twice a days
Germination Rate – 70 to 75 % based on Climate and Soil
It is fast-growing when young, reaching 5 m tall in three years even on degraded soils.
It is used in diseases like cough, vomiting, fever, hyperdipsia, helminthiasis, diseases of the blood and eye, wounds etc.