Indian beech tree-Pungam-Karanja - Santhi Online Plants Nursery
Indian beech tree-Pungam-Karanja - Santhi Online Plants Nursery
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Indian beech tree-Pungam-Karanja

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The Indian beech tree is a pea family tree endemic to eastern and tropical Asia, Australia, and the Pacific islands. Pongamia pinnata is a common name for this plant. Indian beech and Pongamia oil tree are two of their everyday words. Seeds can be available in an online plant nursery.

Name: Indian beech tree
Scientific name: Millettia pinnata
Origin: Australia
Height: Up to 25 meters
Family: Fabaceae

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Indian beech tree-Pungam-Karanja

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Millettia pinnata is a legume tree with a vast canopy that spreads equally wide and develops to about 15–25 m (50–80 ft) in height. For a short time, it may be deciduous. You can order this plant in online plant delivery. It has a straight or crooked trunk of 50–80 cm (20–30 in) in diameter and has smooth or vertically fissured grey-brown bark. The branches are glabrous and have faint stipulate scars on them. Flowering usually begins after 3–4 years, with tiny clusters of white, purple, or pink flowers blooming all year.

The flowers’ calyx is truncated and bell-shaped. At the same time, the corolla has a rounded oval form with basal auricles and a green splotch in the centre . Buy this plant on online plant shopping. Croppings of indehiscent pods might take anywhere from 4 to 6 years. After flowering, the brown seed pods develop and mature in 10 to 11 months. The pods are thick-walled, smooth,  elliptical, but slightly curved with a short, curved point, and elliptical, but slightly curved with a sharp, curved end.

The pods contain one or two bean-like brownish-red seeds; however, they must decay before the seeds can sprout because they do not break open spontaneously. Herbivores find the seeds around 1.5–2.5 cm long and have a brittle, oily coat, unappealing in their natural state. However, the tree can withstand extreme heat and sunlight. Its deep, long taproot and complex network of lateral roots make it drought resistant.


  • When used externally, its oil reduces swelling and inflammation in piles, and it’s also used to treat skin conditions including boils, abscesses, and eczema.
  • Cartwheels, rope, firewood, posts, and tool handles are all made from the tree’s wood.
  • Karanja seeds are used to make oil, which is used to light lamps, make soap, lubricate machinery, and make bio-diesel.
  • Because of its astringent and anti-inflammatory characteristics, we could potentially use it to treat piles.
  • Pungam leaves can also create a paste that can apply to cuts and wounds to heal.
  • Since ancient times, the stem has been used to clean teeth and strengthen gums.


  • On well-drained soil, it should be cultivated in full sun or partial shade.
  • Pongam is a low-maintenance tree resistant to high winds and drought once established.
  • However, it is susceptible to freezing temperatures below 30 degrees F.
  • If grown in soil with a pH above 7.5, Pongam will display nutritional deficits.
  • Hong, also known as Indian Beech Tree, is propagated via seeds.
  • When the young, plant in a sunny spot and water not often.


This plant has many commercial and health benefits. Therefore, it’s in high demand these days. We grow our plants using natural and organic methods. To buy one, visit and select your favorite plant.

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4 reviews for Indian beech tree-Pungam-Karanja

  1. Saranya Karunagaran

    I am very happy to buy all the healthy plants

  2. Nisha

    Thank you so much for beautiful, healthy little plants

  3. Harshi

    “Plants arrived quickly and in great shape.”

  4. joyfullachu

    Thanks for giving healthy plants

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