Article Index
ASOKAM
1. Botany
2. Chemical Constituents
3. Medicinal Properties & Use
4. Soil & Climate
5. Propagation
6. Planting & Aftercare
7. Pest & Diseases
8. harvest & Processing
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SOIL & CLIMATE

Ashoka is found almost throughout India upto 750 m above MSL in the evergreen forests, especially in Bengal and Kerala. It is also found in the Andaman Islands. The species is not seen in North-Western India.
 
Grows well in areas with well distributed rainfall and in slightly shady areas.
It requires soil rich in organic matter and moisture.

Ideal for mixed cropping in  homesteads.