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Prosopis Cineraria, Shami, Sami – Plant

(3 customer reviews)
Sr No. Item name
1 Shami – Plant
2 Plastic pot/ Grow bag

677 in stock


Estimated delivery date 2024/07/21

About Prosopis Cineraria

Prosopis cineraria is a species of flowering tree in the pea family, Fabaceae. Leaves are double compound. The leaflets are dark green and have a tiny point. The tree is evergreen or nearly so. It produces new flush leaves before summer. The flowers are small in size and yellow or creamy white in color, appear from March to May after the new flush of leaves. The pods are formed soon thereafter and grow rapidly in size attaining full size in about two months time.

Plant Specifications

Common Name Khejri Tree, Jand, Shemi, Shami
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 15 ft
Flower Colour Yellow or creamy white
Bloom Time Year-round
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting And Care

  • It is well adapted to the arid conditions and stands well to the adverse vagaries of climate and browsing by animals.
  • Choose the sunniest spot in your garden.
  • Water the plant at the only growing season.
  • Also, prepare the soil with fertilizers and plant feed before planting the tree.

    Prosopis Cineraria Care

    This plant is propagated through seeds and root suckers. Seed germinates best if the hard seed coat is softened first to allow the ingress of water. Then sow the seeds in the porous potting mix. Monsoon season is best for sowing and planting this plant.

    Sunlight Full Sun
    Watering Moderately
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 20 to 32 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Prosopis Cineraria Special Feature

    Shami plant considers a sacred tree.

    Prosopis Cineraria Uses

    Medicinal Use:

    • Prosopis Cineraria plant produces gum, which is obtained during May and June
    • The bark of the tree is dry, acrid, bitter with a sharp taste; cooling anthelmintic; tonic, cures leprosy, dysentery, bronchitis, asthma, leukoderma, hemorrhoids, and muscle tremors
    • The smoke of the leaves is good for eye troubles
    • Note: Please consult with the specialist first before using

    Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

Based on 3 reviews

5.0 overall

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  1. nidhi.bhatt355

    The Plant was delivered on time and in very good condition. The potting and packing was very good.


  2. harsh.chaudhary0304

    Plant is very healthy with lots of foliage in it. Delivery was on time.


  3. tayyabforest

    Great collection. As good as shown on the website, the plant is healthy. Packing was awesome