Plants will begin shipping on March 17, 2019!
Amla Tree (Emblica officinalis) seedlings, organic
$15.00 – $40.00
Note: Current stock are 2-year-olds in small pots.
Family: Euphorb (Euphorbiaceae)
Hardy to Zones 10 to 12, will withstand slight frost. Does well in potted culture. Amla sometimes loses its leaves which is usually a temporary occurrence.
Evergreen tree native to India. Amla trees are beautiful, with feathery-leaved branches and a holy presence. Amla bears a fruit that is among the highest in vitamin C among all fruits worldwide. Traditional use (Ayurveda): asthma, bronchitis, dysentery, anemia. Fruits are an ingredient in triphala. The plant prefers regular soil and water, sun to part shade, and does well at elevation, as long as it isn’t too cold. They do well in pots, placed on the patio or in the greenhouse during the summer and brought in for the winter. Space trees 10 to 15 feet apart.
Potted tree, Certified Organically Grown