Saptaparni,Scholar tree, Blackboard tree, Alstonia scholaris

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    Polybag size / Pot size Polybag: 18x18, 26.5L
    Plant height 6'
    Polybag size / Pot size Polybag: 21x21, 43.5L
    Plant height 7'6''

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    The Saptaparni, scientifically known as Alstonia scholaris, is a tree that unveils the wisdom of nature through its versatile presence, earning monikers like Scholar Tree and Blackboard Tree. At Jagtap Nursery, we offer this remarkable tree along with expert guidance to nurture it to its full potential. As a leading tree supplier located on Solapur Road, we take pride in providing top-quality plants to our customers. Whether you're looking for wholesale plants or individual specimens, our nursery has you covered. Let us help you bring the timeless beauty and wisdom of the Saptaparni tree into your landscape.

    1. Growth Type:
      • Evergreen
      • Height at Maturity: 50 to 80 feet
      • Growth Rate: Moderate
    2. Soil Requirements:
      • Preferred Soil Type: Well-draining soil
      • Soil pH Range: Neutral to slightly acidic
      • Soil Drainage Requirements: Good drainage
    3. Watering Needs:
      • Watering Frequency and Amount: Regular watering; keep soil evenly moist
      • Drought Tolerance: Moderate
    4. Spread and Canopy:
      • Width of the Canopy at Maturity: 30 to 50 feet
      • Canopy Shape: Round, spreading
    5. Planting Distance:
      • Recommended Spacing: 30 to 50 feet apart when planting in a landscape
    6. Maintenance Care:
      • Pruning Requirements: Prune for shape and air circulation
      • Fertilization Schedule: Twice a year during active growth
      • Mulching Recommendations: Apply mulch to retain moisture and prevent weed growth
      • Special Care Instructions: Protect from extreme cold during initial growth stages
    7. Pest and Disease Resistance:
      • Common Pests and Diseases: Watch for aphids and leaf spot; control through regular inspection and appropriate treatments.
      • Preventive Measures or Treatments: Encourage natural predators, and consider using neem oil or insecticidal soap for pests.
    8. Ecological Benefits:
      • The Saptaparni contributes to urban greenery and provides a habitat for birds and insects.
      • Its foliage enhances air quality by filtering pollutants.
    9. Aesthetic Qualities:
      • The tree's dense canopy offers ample shade, making it a desirable addition to landscapes.
      • Its small, fragrant flowers and elongated leaves create a pleasing visual contrast.
    10. Uses:
      • Practical Uses: Shade provider, ornamental element in gardens or parks.
      • Ornamental Value: The Saptaparni graceful foliage and fragrant flowers enrich outdoor aesthetics.
    11. Cultural Significance:
      • In Indian folklore, the tree holds cultural significance and is mentioned in ancient texts.
    12. Notes:
      • Pay attention to proper pruning techniques to maintain a balanced canopy.
      • The Saptaparni's latex can be irritating to skin and eyes, so handle with care.

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