This year if you are thinking of making your space green, below are a few tree species you can opt for rather than just the ones which grow commonly. We suggest planting those trees which absorb pollution, give shade during summers, are strong and easy to grow and are native to the environment. Here are a few to help you discover the beautiful world of trees:


Beautiful Indian Flowering Trees:


Bauhinia variegata (Kachnar)

Butea monosperma (Palas)

Cassia fistula (Amaltas)

Crataeva religiosa (Barna)

Erythrina indica (Indian coral tree)

Lagerstroemia flos-reginae (Jarul)

Plumeria alba (Champa)

Thespesia populnea (Bhendi)


Fast Growing Indian Trees:


Anthocephalus cadamba (Kadam)

Ficus religiosa (Peepal)

Ailanthus excelsa (Maharuk)

Aegle marmelos (Bel)

Albizzia falcataria (White Albizzia, Sengon)

Bauhinia variegata (Kachnar)


Medicinal Trees:


Aegle marmelos (Bel)

Azadirachta indica (Neem)

Bauhinia variegata (Kachnar)

Butea monosperma (Palas)

Cassia fistula (Amaltas)

Cinnamomum camphora (Kapur)

Emblica officinalis (Amla)

Ficus glomerata (Gular)

Ficus religiosa (Peepal)                                                                    

Hardwickia binata (Anjan)

Madhuca indica (Mahua)

Michelia champaca (Champak)

Moringa oleifera (Drum stick)

Saraca indica (Ashoka)

Syzygium cumini (Jamun)

Terminalia arjuna (Arjun)

Terminalia bellerica (Bahera)

Terminalia chebula (Harada)



Trees with Fragrant Flowers :


Albizzia lebbeck (Siris)

Pterospermum acerifolium (Kanak Champa)

Michelia champaca (Champak) .. and other Champa varieties

Alstonia scholaris (Satni)

(Courtesy: Clean India)



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