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Sesbania grandiflora, Hummingbird tree – Plant – SGH-546987


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Make an impressive display by growing stunning Sesbania plant at your home.Sesbania is perennial plant in Fabaceae family. This plant is fast growing and light branching. Leaves are long regular with leaflets in 10–20 pairs and rounded. The plant bears the single fragrant oblong flowers. Fruit pods are slender, falcate or straight.Plant Specifications

Plant Height
24 inch (61 cm)

Plant Spread
5 inch (13 cm)

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Common Name
Agathi, West Indian Tree, Vegetable Humming bird, Aghastya, White Dragon tree

Maximum Reachable Height
Up to 8 m

Flower Colour

Bloom Time
June to frost

Difficulty Level
Easy to grow

Planting and careStart with pruning shears for smaller growth; maintaining the bushy. Watering should be done early in the morning if the soil is dry.Avopid overwatering. Sesbania grandiflora care

Keep the plant in natural indirect bright Light. Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture. Water when top soil (1-2inches) feels dry to touch. Do not re-pot for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.

More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight a day.


Before water poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
Water when top soil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.


The soil should be well drained and fertile, rich in organic content for growing plant.
Grow well in pH range of 6.5 to 7.5

20 to 30 degree C

During the main growing season (June-July) feed the plant with organic fertilizer.

Sesbania grandiflora uses
Ornamental Use:
This plant is used for the ornamental purpose as avenue plant, specimen plant etc
Medicinal Use:

The bark is used for cooling, bitter tonic, anthelmintic, febrifuge, diarrhea, Smallpox, Astringent
Fruits can use for treatment of fever, pain, bronchitis, anemia, tumors, colic, jaundice, poisoning
Note- Please consults your health advisor before application or consuming of plants or plant parts


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