Previous species
Previous Species

Next Species
Next Species

Home Page

Order CD-ROMs from the site

Tell a Friend

Gardening Books

Gardening Catalogs

 

Boswellia neglecta
Scientific Name: Boswellia neglecta S. Moore
Synonym:
Family: Burseraceae
Boswellia  neglecta
Boswellia neglecta in Art Pacheco's collection
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: Avoid frost

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Tropical eastern Africa (Somalia)

Growth Habits: Caudiciform tree, up to 15 feet tall (4.5 m)

Watering Needs: Moderate to little water, needs good drainage

Propagation: Seeds


Boswellia neglecta is a relative of Boswellia carterii, the Indian tree from which frankincense is distilled. The resin of this tree has the distinct smell.

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:

Check for Field Collection numbers at Ralph Martin's Site


Sponsors:

www.springhillnursery.com Michigan Bulb - 120 x 60 Lawns Banner! Gurney's 120 x 60 A

We do get a small commission out of these sponsors that helps financing the website.  Let us know if you are satisfied or dissatisfied of their services, since obviously we are trying to advertise only for reputable garden supply companies.  They might be helpful to get plants not generally available at the local garden center, getting a new and unusual gardening tool or get a discount Better Homes and Gardens magazine subscription.

 

Desert Tropicals Home Page | List of All the Plants | More in the Burseraceae family | Tell your friends about this page

Desert-Tropicals is dedicated to provide gardening advice, gardening ideas, and information about flower of all kind for landscape and collections. We try to check carefully the identification of the plants on the illustrations as well as the other information from the page, but occasionally errors do occur. if you notice anything that needs to be changed please contact us. Thanks.

1998-2005 Philippe Faucon, All Rights Reserved.