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Alstonia scholaris

Classification

Order: Gentianales
   Family: Apocynaceae
            Genus: Alstonia
                        Specie: Alstonia scholaris

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Fertile well-drained soil

Features: Glossy green leaves; creamy white flowers spring?summer

Uses: Timber tree Shade tree

Zones: 11-12

Description: The most widely distributed species and also one of the tallest, Alstonia scholaris ranges from India through Southeast Asia to as far as northeastern Australia and the west Pacific. It springs up rapidly in openings in rainforest on fertile soils

Growth Habit: Upright trunk with tiered branches

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