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Neem

  • It is a tall evergreen tree that can grow up to 100 feet.
  • The small bright green leaves are alternate and consist of several leaflets with serrated edges.
  • It has a straight trunk with hard, rough and scaly, bark fissured even in small trees.
  • The neem tree blossoms are small and white.
  • The olive like edible fruit is oval, round and thin skinned.
  • Neem gives out more oxygen than other trees.
  • Planting a Neem tree in the house is considered auspicious. It finds mention in a number of ancient texts. Its leaves are hung on the main entrance to remain away from the evil spirits.
Location at the lake:
  • Near the entry gate towards the Brigade Millennium arch
  • Far end (hutments side) near the main road

31-May-2011