Multi Purpose Tree – Sugar Palm

 


Article by: Ravikumar Uppaluri

Palm family is unique in the aspect that most of its members have muli purpose benefits to the mankind, unrivalled by few other trees. , Outdoor Furniture Cushion Replacement- Redesign Your Outdoor Space There are several palm , Fertilizers - What you Need to Feed Your Lawn species such as Borassus, Areca, Sago, Fish , The Dangers of Chlorine Free Pool Chemicals Tail etc. Because of their beautiful , Bedding Plants and Plugs (small plants) structure, many of the palms , Benefits of Mulch adorn gardens. , Winter ing Though pal trees , Good Tools and Hard Work is What Creates EyeCatching and Functional Gardens grow very tall, they can also be raised in home , How To Choose The Right Trees For Your Front Yard Landscaping Ideas gardens or as dwarfs in pots. , How to Select the Best Hammock One of the most important palm trees , Creativity with Ponds is the Sugar palm. , Dandelions, Friend or Foe? Botanically known as Borassus Flabellifer; it is widely distributed in the tropics such as India, Srilanka, South East Asia, New Guinea etc.

People from temperate regions are not much aware of this palm , Home Landscaping Etiquette and hence are not privileged as people of tropics in appreciating the multi fold benefits of this palm. , The First-Time Vegetable Gardener -- Some Pathways to Success The tree , Creativity with Ponds grows upto 30 meters in height, with separate sexes. The female trees , Do It Yourself Landscape Design - Where To Begin bear edible fruits , The Garden As Healer of about 20 cm diameter.

Over a lifecycle starting from fruit , Basic Lawn Care - Mowing, Scarifiers, Aeration, and Watering Tips to tree, , Boundaries and Rooms in Your Garden the sugar palm , Seeding Your Lawn, Laid Bare or toddy palm , Tomatoes: Apples Of Love provides six types of edible portions at different stages. The immature or unripe fruits , How Do I Keep My Pond From Turning Green? contain 2-3 locules, and the locules contain a hydrolyzed carbohydrate which is very tasty. (Called 'munji' in Telugu language). On maturity the carbohydrates convert to hard starch and this starch is not edible. The locules are in hard shells, which are covered by fibrous material, and this fibrous material which was earlier greenish-whitish in color , How To Choose The Right Trees For Your Front Yard Landscaping Ideas and tasteless, accumulates sugar and turns orange-red juicy fibres.

This sweet orange juice with characteristic flavor (fruit at this stage called 'tati pandu' in telugu), is mixed with flour and baked into cakes. If the ripened fruit , Lawn Care Business Owners - Don't Buy Yourself A Job is left untouched, the fruit falls , The Dangers of Chlorine Free Pool Chemicals to the ground and the seeds , Bonsai Trees For Sale - Things To Know Before You Buy (or locules) generate a peg geotropically into the soil. , Discount Patio Furniture with Patio Chair Cushions is a Smart Choice The seed, , Outdoor Furniture Cushion Replacement- Redesign Your Outdoor Space which has hard starchy material, gets again hydrolyzed into sugars and takes the form of semi solid white , Lawn Care Business Owners - Don't Buy Yourself A Job mass (the seed , Creativity with Ponds on ground with peg into the soil , Lawn Mower Safety at this stage is called 'burra gunju' in telugu). If this stage is not disturbed, the hydrolyzed starch gets transferred through the peg inside , Japanese Beetles in the Roses the soil , Cactus Grafting: Lophophora Williamsii to Trichocereus Candicans as a Rapid Propagation Technique and forms a cotyledon.

Once the transfer of sugars is complete, the cotyledon which measures 1-2 cm in thickness and 15-25 cm in length and of conical shape is again edible (this stage is called 'tega' in Telugu). If this stage is also not harmed, the cotyledon gives rise to a new palm. , Orchid Flowers While the earlier edible stages namely munji, tati pandu, burra gunju and tega are derived from fruits, , Boundaries and Rooms in Your Garden there are two other edibles that can be derived from the reserve material stored near the apical bud , Soil, Drainage, and Water of the tree. , Unusual Daffodil Stories The reserve material which sustains the growth of the tree , Fertilizers - What you Need to Feed Your Lawn and much helpful in reproductive stage, is very sweet and looks like a cylindrical white , The Garden As Healer portion with several layers.

The inner the layer, the sweeter it is (this cylindrical sweet portion is called 'muvva' or 'movvu' in Telugu. The sixth edible derived is called the toddy ('kallu' in telugu) is derived from this apical bud, , Soil, Drainage, and Water by making an incision. From this incision, the liquid food , Tomatoes: Apples Of Love material that is part of the plant's translocation is tapped and this is an intoxicating and energy , Home Landscaping Etiquette giving drink.

Apart from the edible uses, there are several other benefits which man has been using since time immemorial. The leaves are used for thatching and making mats. The leaf stalks have tough fibers, which are twined to make tough ropes for building , Gardening with Bamboo of houses, , Daylily "Red Hot Returns" boats, etc.The dried shells, leaf stalks are used as fuel. The trunks are used either as live poles in construction of thatch sheds, , When to Plant Vegetaibles or as timber , Orchid Flowers in replacement for wooden , Outdoor Furniture Cushion Replacement- Redesign Your Outdoor Space poles.The trunk of the tree , Pond Supplies - A Must For Your Pond is hollowed, and is directly used as a boat (called 'dhone' in telugu) for travel and fishing in many parts of the tropics.

Thus the Sugar Palm , Soil, Drainage, and Water or Palmyra Palm , High Intensity Discharge Grow Light (Generic) or Toddy Palm , Bonsai Trees For Sale - Things To Know Before You Buy is unrivalled even in the palm , How to Select the Best Hammock family, for the multi-fold benefits it offers in its life time at different stages.Apprecating this Indian's give it the status of 'son' for it takes care of them single handedly even in hard times.
Ravikumar Uppaluri hails from Kaikalur, Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh State in India.The famous Kolleru bird , Location, Location, Location: Where to Put Your Water Garden sancturay, a fresh water , Dandelions, Friend or Foe? lake that attracts birds , Unusual Daffodil Stories from as far as Siberia, is located near Kaikalur. Kolleru lake once vast , beautiful , Gardening with Garden Decor and sheltering scores of birds , Cactus Grafting: Lophophora Williamsii to Trichocereus Candicans as a Rapid Propagation Technique and other animals is on the verge of extinction. The author Holds a Masters degree in Agricultural Sciences and is cofounder of an organization involved in Nature , Soil, Drainage, and Water conservation and sustainable development. The author can be reached at uravikumar@yahoo.com.

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