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Shami Plant in 4 inch Nursery Bag

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Shami Plant (Prosopis cineraria) 🌿

The Shami Plant, scientifically known as Prosopis cineraria, is a drought-tolerant and hardy tree valued for its cultural significance and ecological importance. Native to arid regions of India, Pakistan, and the Middle East, this plant is also known as the Shami Tree or Khejri.

Care Tips:

Watering: 💧 Water sparingly, especially during the growing season. Shami plants are adapted to arid conditions and prefer well-draining soil. Allow the soil to dry out between waterings to prevent waterlogging.

Light: 🌞 Place in full sunlight for optimal growth. Shami plants thrive in bright sunlight and can tolerate hot, dry conditions. Ensure they receive at least 6-8 hours of sunlight daily.

Temperature: 🌡️ Thrives in warm temperatures between 70-95°F (21-35°C). Shami plants are resilient to high temperatures but may suffer damage from frost.

Soil: 🏞️ Plant in well-draining soil with good aeration. Sandy or loamy soils are suitable for Shami plants. Avoid waterlogged or heavy clay soils.

Fertilizing: 🌱 Shami plants are adapted to nutrient-poor soils and generally do not require fertilization. If desired, apply a balanced fertilizer sparingly in spring.

Pruning: ✂️ Prune to shape the tree and remove dead or diseased branches as needed. Shami plants have a naturally attractive form and require minimal pruning.

Protection: 🌳 Shield young Shami plants from strong winds and heavy rains until they establish deep roots. Mulch around the base of the tree to conserve moisture and suppress weed growth.

Suitable Location:

Shami plants thrive in locations with:

  • Full Sunlight: 🌞 Place in an area that receives full sunlight for most of the day.
  • Warmth: 🌡️ Grow in a warm environment with temperatures consistently above 70°F (21°C).
  • Dry Conditions: 💦 Prefer arid or semi-arid climates with low humidity. Avoid planting in areas prone to waterlogging.

With their cultural significance and ability to thrive in challenging environments, Shami plants are perfect for landscaping in arid regions or as a focal point in xeriscapes. Enjoy their resilience and beauty with minimal care and attention.

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