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Dalbergia sissoo, Sisu, Sissoo, Indian Rosewood

Dalbergia sissoo

Sisu, Sissoo, Indian Rosewood
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: India, Pakistan and Afghanistan
Can be used for bonsaiSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite, off-white flowersDeciduous plantSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

After teak, it is the most important cultivated timber tree in India, planted on roadsides, and as a shade tree for tea plantations. Sissoo makes first class cabinetry and furniture. It is used for plywood, agricultural, and musical instruments, skis, carvings, boats, floorings, etc. The leaves are used for fodder.


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Dalbergia sissoo, Sisu, Sissoo, Indian Rosewood
Dalbergia sissoo, Sisu, Sissoo, Indian Rosewood
Dalbergia sissoo, Sisu, Sissoo, Indian Rosewood
Dalbergia sissoo, Sisu, Sissoo, Indian Rosewood


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