Agriculture and Farming Technology Updates

Malabar Neem Farming: How Malabar Neem Farming Can Benefit Farmers? Know about the merits of this tree

Malabar Neem is the fastest growing tree in the world


Instead of traditional crops, farmers are now adopting advanced methods of farming. Along with the crop, they are planting trees in their fields. Today we are going to tell you about such a tree in this article, which you can get good income by planting it with your other crops. We have told you earlier about the merits of sandalwood tree to mahogany tree, today we will tell you the main things about Malabar neem cultivation.

Fast growing tree 

Malabar Neem or Melia Dubia is counted among the fastest growing trees in the world. The Malabar Neem plant grows up to 8 feet high within two years of planting. Malabar Neem is cultivated on a large scale in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala.

malabar neem
Image Credit: aajtak

Don’t need much water 

Malabar Neem can be cultivated in all types of soils. Its cultivation does not require much water. The months of March and April are considered most suitable for its sowing. It can also be cultivated by preparing its saplings in the nursery. Two and a half thousand saplings can be planted in an area of ​​two acres. Irrigate once in 10 to 15 days.

Malabar Neem
Image Credit: jagran

Termites do not live in this wood 

The tree becomes fully mature after five years of planting. After five years, wood is obtained from it. A tree gives wood up to five times. The wood is blue in colour. The demand for this wood is highest in the plywood industry because this wood never gets termites. In addition, Malabar Neem wood is used for building construction, agricultural implements, pencils, matchboxes, musical instruments and all kinds of furniture.

Malabar Neem
Image Credit: indiamart

Get good price

A Malabar neem plant can give an income of 2 to 4 thousand rupees to the farmer after five years. The Malabar neem tree becomes usable after three years for making paper and matchsticks. Plywood becomes usable after five years and can be used in the furniture industry after eight years.

Many agricultural institutions of the country are also promoting Malabar Neem cultivation. Malabar Neem saplings were brought from Forest Research Center Dehradun and planted in Bilaspur, Kangra and Hamirpur. This sapling is being made available to the farmers for Rs 30 to 40. 

Also Read: Income reached Rs 3 lakh to 12 lakh by adopting integrated farming model, Jai Shankar Kumar of Begusarai became mentor trainer

Contact us: If farmers want to share information or experiences related to farming with us, then they can do this by calling us on the phone number 9599273766 or by writing an email to or by sending your recording. Through Kisan of India, we will convey your message to the people, because we believe that if the farmers are advanced then the country is happy.

You can connect with Kisan of India on FacebookTwitter, and Whatsapp and Subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Leave a comment