Melia Azedarach

  1. Indian Bead Tree

Features

  • Beautiful dark green leaves in spring and
    summer.
  • Masses of lavender coloured flowers in late
    spring.
  • Bare branches are covered in small yellow
    beads, remaining for most of winter.
  • Yellow autumn colours.

Uses

  • Great shade tree providing dappled shade.
  • Also used in avenue plantings and as a
    street tree or in car parks.

Growing Conditons

  • Will tolerate most soil conditions except
    water-logged.
  • Very wind hardy.
  • Moderately tolerant of coastal conditions
    and frost.
  • Full sun to part shade.
Height Width
5 year old tree 1.0. m 1.0 m
10 year old tree 1.5 m 2.0 m
Country of Origin: Bangladesh, India Deciduous
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