Neem Tree

Azadirachta indica

Azadirachta indica (Neem) Leaves and Fruit By Forest and Kim Starr [CC BY 2.0] (Photo Credits)

Often called the Wonder Tree, the neem has been used for centuries in Asia as an insecticide and for medicinal purposes. The natural insecticide azadirachatin can be extracted from the seeds of the neem tree. Frost sensitive. Weed warning: in Dry Tropics Neem tree regenerates easily and can be a weed problem. They can also self seed in subtropical regions.
Other Names: Margosa

$19.75

Specifications of Neem Tree

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

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Neem Tree Reviews & Tips

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mgds31j13
★★★★★ 1y ago

DARTS CREEK, QLD, Australia

Throws shade, evergreen.

John
8y ago

Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Neem Tree

Take 5-6 organic neem leaf capsules per day over a six week period to create infertility. Neem will not negatively affect libido or sex drive in any way. The infertility is also reversible after you stopping consuming neem after a several days.

Gurpreet Singh
9y ago

Woodcroft, NSW, Australia

Neem Tree

Neem leaves can be used to store clothes as well. Alternative to Moth/Napthalene balls

Shane
11y ago

Coffs Habour, NSW

Neem Tree

Make sure not to over water,and i have seen mine get tip moth when young

Lauda Chute
11y ago

Dandenong, VIC

Neem Tree

Grows 3 times faster if seasol is put every week for the first 3 months.

S.l.
12y ago

Quakers Hill, NSW, Australia

Neem Tree

What variety wld be the grafted one being sold here? sweet or bitter? I hear from ppl that there is also a large & small leaf Neem...is the grafted variety here small leafed?

Viren Aggarwal
12y ago

Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia

Neem Tree

There are two varieties of neem-sweet and bitter. Burn a small twig with leaves and smoke an area to get rid of mossies. Chew a (a bit each day) toothbrush size twig as a teeth cleanser. Sweet neem is preferred.

Eva Fezer
12y ago

Bedfordale, WA, Australia

Neem Tree

The natural insecticide azadirachatin can be extracted from the seeds of the neem tree. Frost senstive.140mm | $12.90 AU

Eva Fezer
12y ago

Bedfordale, W. A, Australia

Neem Tree

The natural insecticide azadirachatin can be extracted from the seeds of the neem tree. Frost senstive.140mm | $12.90 AU

Colin Burt
13y ago

Hervey Bay, QUEEN, Australia

Neem Tree

Do not plant near sewer pipes as it invades them readily.

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