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White lead tree, river tamarind

Botanical Information

Botanical Information
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae
Genus Leucaena
Common Name White lead tree, river tamarind
Species L. leucocephala

Maturity days

  • 360

Planting Months

Planting months
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Permaculture uses

Permaculture uses
Usage 1 Usage 2 Usage 3
Pioneer Nitrogen_Fixer Bee food

Growing condition comments

Growing Condition Comment
Drought Tolerant Yes
Humidity tolerant Yes
Planting area Ground
Sunlight Full_sun

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Small fast growing mimosoid tree, naturalized in tropics. Soil fertility, firewood, fibre. Dense thickets

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