Millettia pinnata
KARUM OIL TREE, INDIAN BEECH
Fabaceae-Faboideae

 
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Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind
25m
Plant habit
 
25m

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Origins: Australia, QLD, NT, Indian Ocean Islands, India-Subcontinent, China-Korea-Taiwan, Japan, Tropical Asia, Pacific Islands

Other Botanical Names: Pongamia pinnata, Cajum pinnatum, Cytisus pinnatus, Derris indica, Pongamia glabra, Pongamia pinnata

Other Common Names: Poonga Oil Tree

 
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Millettia pinnata
KARUM OIL TREE, INDIAN BEECH
Fabaceae-Faboideae

 

  Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, first line salt wind
25m
Plant habit
 
25m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in pink or cream

Flowering Time: early summer to late autumn


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits oriental, coastal & bush designs

Uses: street tree, shade tree

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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