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. , Planting for Wildlife There are several palm , Garden Sheds: Wood Finishing and Weatherproofing Tips species such as Borassus, Areca, Sago, Fish , Vermiculture: Indoor Composting and Organic Soil Improvement Tail etc. Because of their beautiful , Getting the Best Price for Your Home Includes Landscaping for Curb Appeal structure, many of the palms , Discover the Single Most Important Trick to Overwintering Pond Fish adorn gardens. , Vermiculture: Indoor Composting and Organic Soil Improvement Though pal trees , Planting for Wildlife grow very tall, they can also be raised in home , Wood Sheds gardens or as dwarfs in pots. , Mosquito Farms? Is That What Water Gardens Are? One of the most important palm trees , A Touch of Feng Shui in the Garden is the Sugar palm. , Orchid Care - What The Leaves Tell Us 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 , Super Foods from Home Vegetable Gardens and hence are not privileged as people of tropics in appreciating the multi fold benefits of this palm. , The Meanings Behind the Colors of Roses The tree , Selecting Outdoor Benches grows upto 30 meters in height, with separate sexes. The female trees , Landscaping Can Make or Break Curb Appeal for Homebuyers bear edible fruits , 3 Easy Tips for Successful Container Gardening of about 20 cm diameter.

Over a lifecycle starting from fruit , Weed Control Facts - Winning the Battle of the Weeds to tree, , Wood Sheds the sugar palm , History of the Adirondack Chair or toddy palm , 'Sir Cedric Morris' Hardy Geranium provides six types of edible portions at different stages. The immature or unripe fruits , Bonsai Trees - Our Own Little Forest 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 , February Plants are Going to Pot 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 , Birdfeeders & Birdhouses - The Perfect Outdoor Accessories is left untouched, the fruit falls , Growing Sweet Peas to the ground and the seeds , Ten Considerations Before You Buy A Bird House (or locules) generate a peg geotropically into the soil. , Discover the Single Most Important Trick to Overwintering Pond Fish The seed, , Orchid Care - What The Leaves Tell Us which has hard starchy material, gets again hydrolyzed into sugars and takes the form of semi solid white , Orchid Care - What The Leaves Tell Us mass (the seed , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (Part 6) The Autopot on ground with peg into the soil , Getting the Best Price for Your Home Includes Landscaping for Curb Appeal at this stage is called 'burra gunju' in telugu). If this stage is not disturbed, the hydrolyzed starch gets transferred through the peg inside , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (Part 6) The Autopot the soil , Ten Considerations Before You Buy A Bird House 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. , Fiberglass Pond Liners While the earlier edible stages namely munji, tati pandu, burra gunju and tega are derived from fruits, , How Savvy Gardeners Use Mulch To Make Garden Work Easier there are two other edibles that can be derived from the reserve material stored near the apical bud , Patio Canopies: Protecting Your Patio From The Elements of the tree. , How Savvy Gardeners Use Mulch To Make Garden Work Easier The reserve material which sustains the growth of the tree , History of the Adirondack Chair and much helpful in reproductive stage, is very sweet and looks like a cylindrical white , How to Build a Fence 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, , Protecting your Garden Pond from Pesky Predators by making an incision. From this incision, the liquid food , Planting for Wildlife material that is part of the plant's translocation is tapped and this is an intoxicating and energy , How to Prune Lilac Shrubs 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 , February Plants are Going to Pot of houses, , Planting for Wildlife boats, etc.The dried shells, leaf stalks are used as fuel. The trunks are used either as live poles in construction of thatch sheds, , Orchid Care - What The Leaves Tell Us or as timber , Garden Sheds: Wood Finishing and Weatherproofing Tips in replacement for wooden , 3 Easy Tips for Successful Container Gardening poles.The trunk of the tree , Fountains: A Garden's Best Friend 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 , Barefoot at the Cottage or Palmyra Palm , Attract Butterflies To Your Garden! or Toddy Palm , Garden Sheds: Wood Finishing and Weatherproofing Tips is unrivalled even in the palm , Vermiculture: Indoor Composting and Organic Soil Improvement 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 , Growing Sweet Peas sancturay, a fresh water , Weed Control Facts - Winning the Battle of the Weeds lake that attracts birds , Landscaping Combo Auto Detailing Business? from as far as Siberia, is located near Kaikalur. Kolleru lake once vast , beautiful , Barefoot at the Cottage and sheltering scores of birds , Fiberglass Pond Liners 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 , Planting for Wildlife conservation and sustainable development. The author can be reached at uravikumar@yahoo.com.

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