Alangium genus. This genus consists of around 40 species of deciduous or evergreen trees, woody vines and shrubs, which are grown for their foliage and flowers.
The genus was named by the famous naturalist Jean-Baptiste Lamark in 1783 in Kerala, India, after the Malayalam name 'Alangi' for Alangium salviifolium.
Deciduous or Evergreens, Fragrants
Tropical Africa, Temperate to tropical Asia and Australia.
Grown for their foliage and flowers.
They are generally frost hardy and will need full sun and any fertile, well drained soil. However, in particularly frost prone areas, grow against a wall or among other plants for protection.
By seed in spring or by softwood cuttings in summer.
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