Azadirachta indica/Neem Tree

Azadirachta indica / Azadirachta indica
Spring flowers
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Spring flowers

Flowers and foliage

Foliage similar to Chinaberry

Small white flowers and foliage

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Scientific Name: Azadirachta indica
Common Name: Neem Tree
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: 40 - 50 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: This evergreen tree is native to Southeast Asia. It produces shiny pinnately compound leaves up to twelve inches long. The leaves are somewhat similar to the Chinaberry tree. All parts of the plant has been used for centuries in various medical formulations. The small spring flowers are fragrant and attract bees and butterflies. The fruit are datelike in appearance. Reported that the flowers are used to make curry.