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Neem Tree

Azadirachta Indica

The neem tree, scientifically known as Azadirachta indica, is a versatile and valuable tree native to the Indian subcontinent but also found in many other tropical and subtropical regions. It holds a special place in traditional medicine, agriculture, and various cultural practices due to its wide range of beneficial properties.

Keep under shade netting for the first year to protect from heavy rain and hail. Protect in cold winters.



Watering and weeding are essential first two years for proper establishment and growth.

Needs indirect sunlight whilst tender .

Cannot withstand freezing, intensive shed or extended colds .

Apply organic balanced fertilizer.

Commonly known for its seeds which are source of Neem oil .

  • PLEASE NOTE: Imported Tropical Trees are small in size:
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Neem trees are hardy and drought-resistant. They thrive in tropical and subtropical regions with well-drained soil.

The neem tree is a valuable and versatile plant with many uses, from medicine to agriculture and beyond. Its cultural and environmental significance makes it a cherished tree in many parts of the world.

  • Size: Neem trees can grow to be quite large, reaching a height of 15-18 meters.
  • Water: Neem trees do not require a lot of water, they actual thrive in dry soil. Water but do not over-water.
  • Fertilising:  Neem Trees require a high nitrogen fertiliser. Use our slow-release nitrogen-rich all plant fertiliser Apply 1 teaspoon every 4-5 months
  • Leaves: Neem leaves are pinnate and resemble those of a compound leaf. They are green and have a distinct serrated edge.
  • Flowers: Neem trees produce small, white, fragrant flowers that are typically arranged in clusters.
  • Fruits: The neem tree bears olive-sized fruits that are yellow-green when ripe. These fruits contain a single seed.
  • Bark: The bark of the neem tree is dark brown and deeply furrowed.


  • Medicinal: Neem has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. Various parts of the tree, such as leaves, bark, seeds, and oil, are used for their antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Agricultural: Neem extracts and neem oil are used in agriculture as natural insecticides, fungicides, and soil conditioners. They effectively control pests while being relatively safe for beneficial insects and the environment.
  • Personal Care: Neem oil is also used in products such as soaps, shampoos, and lotions due to its skin-nourishing and antimicrobial properties.
  • Cosmetics: Neem-based cosmetics are used in various skincare products for their potential to address issues like acne and skin irritations.
  • Traditional Practices: Neem has cultural and religious significance in many parts of India and other regions where it grows. It’s often called the “village pharmacy” due to its multifunctional benefits.


  • Neem trees are hardy and drought-resistant, making them suitable for arid and semi-arid regions.
  • They prefer well-draining soil and semi sunshade but can tolerate a range of soil types.

Environmental Benefits:

  • Neem trees offer ecological advantages as they help combat soil erosion and desertification.
  • They provide shade and contribute to biodiversity by attracting birds and insects.


  • While neem has numerous benefits, it’s essential to use it responsibly. Like any natural product, there might be potential side effects or interactions. Consulting with a knowledgeable source before using neem for medicinal purposes is recommended.
Weight 3 kg
Dimensions 19 × 19 × 50 cm








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