Alstonia scholaris, Devil Blackboard Tree, Ditabark

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Alstonia scholaris, commonly called Blackboard tree, Indian devil tree, Ditabark, Milkwood pine etc... is a large growing tree from the Indian sub-continent. It is used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine as a treatment for many ailments including Malaria. In this respect it is believed to work in the same way as Jesuits Bark (Quinine). It is a member of the large Apocynaceae family, whose members generally have poisonous, unpleasant or medicinal properties.


Growing from seeds:

Temperature must be at least 22°C. plant seeds about 5mm deep into moist soil and keep constantly moist and warm. Germination takes several weeks

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