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Ashok Agro Forestry Seeds & Nursery

Chikkaballapur, Chikkaballapur, Karnataka, India

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Hardwickia Binata Seeds Supplier

Commonly seen along Godavari and a common associate of Red Sanders. Identified by greyish green cariaceous bifoliate leaves. For its best development, a deep porous soil with well-fissured underlying rock is required. It is a drought resistant species.


Morphology of the Fruit/Seed : Pods 5 to 8 cms long, brownish, flat, coraiceous oblong-lanceolate with parallel longitudinal veins, 1-seeded near the top. Seed is flat, 2.0 cms by 0.8 cm in size; sub-reiniform, pointed at one end and rounded at the other with a fairly hard testa.

Seed Collection and Storage : Pods can be collected by lopping branches, dried for 3-4 days and then stored in the gunny bags or sealed tins with heavy dose of insecticide. Good seed years once in 3-5 years in different locations. It can be stored for one year.

Pretreatment : Not required.

Nursery Technique : Seeds are sown in primary bed in August after collection and the seedlings are transplanted when 6 to 8 cms tall polythene bags. 10 months old seedlings are planted out.


Flowering : Pale yellowish green flowers appear from July to September.


Family Leguminosae - Caesalpinioideae
Common Name Anjan
Telugu Name Yepi, Narayepi
Fruiting Pods ripen from April to June.

Seed Biology

No. of seed per Kg. Germination percentage Plant percent Purity percent Time taken for germination Moisture percentage No. of seedlings per Kg. og seed
4800 to 5200 38 to 80 15 to 32 75 3 to 21 8.5 1000 to 1500