Toona ciliate

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Toona
Botanical Name  Toona ciliate
Origin of species  Exotic
Family  Meliaceae
AF notation / physiognomy  W8
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE  366
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -1.6 g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -90 cm
-Width -13-18 cm
-Texture
Conservation Status
Growth Rate  Moderate
Crown type  Dense, spreading
Propagation method  Seed
Root type  Tap deep root
Preferred Soils  Deep, water-retentive soil
Impact on Soil  Add organic mater
Salinity tolerance  No
Human uses
Economic Importance  Timber, firewood, medicine, dye (flower), tannin
Distribution  Montane zone
Light preferences  Full sun
Flowering time  June-August
Flower Color  White
Fruit type  Dry fruit