SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: UC Davis - Davis, CA, Arizona State University - Tucson, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, Indio, CA and Los Angeles, CA
Magnesium deficiency is common. Branches droop and are susceptible to breakage.
Has fragrant Flower.
Native to Indian Subcontinent.
Additional Common Names
INDIAN ROSEWOOD, SHISHAM
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 45 - 65 feet.
Width: 30 - 40 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.
Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Fragrant White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Persistent, Brown Pod, Medium to Large (0.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer.
Bark Gray, Furrowed, Ridged or Striated.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Low in Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 13, 19 and 21 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 10 - 11.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Wet but Well Drained Soil.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic Soil pH.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as High.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Dalbergia sissoo Tree Record." 1995-2018. May 21, 2018.
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