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Family: MORINGACEAE 

 Moringa oleifera
 
  
Author:  Jean Baptiste Antoine Pierre de Monnet de Lamarch 1785
Family:  Moringaceae
Habitat:  India
Soil:  Rich Mix
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  60 centimetres
Height:  10 meters
Flower:  White to Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Horseradish-tree, Ben-oil tree, Drumstick-tree, The Kelor Tree
Synonyms:  Moringa pterygosperma F.C. Gaerth, Guilandina moringa Linnaeus, Moringa zeylanica Burmann, Moringa moringa Millsp.
Got it from:  Amsterdam..
Year:  2004

 

 

  

This member of the Moringaceae family was given this name by Jean Baptiste Antoine Pierre de Monnet de Lamarch in 1785. Growing on the southern foothills of the Himalayas, India. Rich but drained soil, some to lots of water and lots of sun. It will grow to more than ten meters in height and 60 centimetres in diameter. The flowers are white to yellow.