21 Indian Trees That Can Withstand Any Weather

21 Indian Trees That Can Withstand Any Weather

We can only observe some species of trees in some regions and not anywhere else. The reason is those trees are unable to withstand the weather and natural conditions. Today, we will learn about 21 trees that can withstand any weather conditions.

We understand that some of these trees may still not survive in some weather conditions, but these survive most conditions most of the times!

Depending on certain conditions, these trees are referred to by different names like weather-resistant trees, cold-tolerant species, wind-resistant plants, storm-proof trees, drought-tolerant species, heat-resistant varieties, insect-resistant varieties, salt-tolerant species, fast-growing trees, or hardiest trees.

1. Neem Tree

This is India’s most popular and common tree that goes up to 100 feet and has bright leaves. Every part of this tree is significant for various purposes. A straight and rough trunk characterizes the neem tree.

Neem Tree

2. Banyan Tree

As India’s national tree, banyan trees are found in different areas. Their height is 21 m, and their leaves are 10-20 cm. Bark, leaf, and seeds are used to treat diseases.

Banyan Tree

3. Aloe Vera Tree

These plants commonly grow to a height of around 12 to 16 inches. Their thick and fleshy leaves have sharp edges; however, these plants do not have stems. These long leaves contain beneficial aloe vera gel.

Aloe Vera Tree

4. Peepal Tree

This fast-growing tree has heart-shaped leaves with a large crown. In March, a Peepal tree sheds its leaves. It has health benefits such as healing wounds, preventing gum diseases and urinary troubles, and many more.

Peepal Tree

5. Amla Plant

This medium deciduous PO has a height of about 8-18 meters. The prominent features of this plant include spreading branches and a cIn addition, stoked trunk. It has feathery and linear-oblong-shaped leaves that mostly smell like lemon.

Amla Plant

6. Tulsi Plant

The height of the tulsi plant reaches about 75 to 90 cm. It is considered a sacred and holy plant in India. Its round oval-shaped leaves contain essential oils. It provides relief from cough, cold, and fever.

Tulsi Plant

7. Mahagonny

You can find Indian Mahagonny trees mostly all over Indtreats used to treat diseases such as fever, anemia, dysentery, and others. In addition, the wood of Mahagonny is used to prepare furniture, musical instruments, boats, and caskets.

8. Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus is a green tree with a height of around 300 feet. Its leaves are 1-2 inches broad and 6-12 inches long when they are adults. It helps purify blood while lowering the sugar level in it.


9. Tulip Tree

You can find Indian tulip trees in lower dry to wet forests, but they can survive in varied conditions. Usually, their height is more than 40 feet. Heart-shaped leaves and cup-shaped flowers characterize them. The Indian tulip is an evergreen tree and a very fast-growing one.

Tulip Tree

10. Indian Rosewood

Indian rosewood grows straight and is a deciduous tree. Its flowers are pink and white in color. Its brown-colored fruit is dehydrated and hard. Indian rosewood is used in making furniture, plywood, and musical instruments.

Indian Rosewood

11. Cork Tree

The cork tree mainly grows in the central region of our country. This tall deciduous tree usually grows near about 25 meters. It has white tubular and fragrant flowers. Its strong trunk and corky bark have medicinal value.

Cork Tree

12. Sal Tree

You can find sal trees mainly in the eastern regions of India. This sub-deciduous tree usually grows up to a height of 30 meters. Its key features include leathery leaves and tough texture.

Sal Tree

13. Teak Tree

The teak trees are evergreen and tall, with a height of around 30 meters. They have white to bluish-colored flowers and papery and light brown colored fruits. These trees are widely used in making boats, furniture, doors, and windows.

Teak Tree

14. Turmeric Tree

The turmeric tree is also commonly known as ‘Haldi’ in India. It is widely cultivated in India and is called Indian Saffron. They have short stems of around 60-90 cm. Since being highly antiseptic, it is used for wounds and pimples.

Turmeric Tree

15. Hawthorn

In rural areas, hawthorn trees are widely used to make fences. The name itself suggests ta the complex has a thorny and prickly character. These trees have bright red berries in the second half of the summer months.


16. Black Willow Tree

It is one of the willow tree species, also known as ‘swamp willow.’ These trees have medicinal use for treating fever, cough, cold, and headache. Their bitterly-tasted roots were previously used as a substitute for quinine.

Black Willow Tree

17. Shisham Tree

Shisham trees can be easily found in many parts of India. They are widely used for afforestation in most regions of the country. This medium deciduous tree has rough bark, compound leaves, and yellowish-white flowers.

Shisham Tree

18. Babul Tree

‘Acacia nilotica’ is the scientific name of the babul tree, which is moderate in size with a spreading crown. Almost every part of this tree can be used for its purposes. However, their strong and durable wood is preferred for various constructional purposes.

Babul Tree

19. Chir Pine

It is a native of Himalayan valleys and found in the northern regions of India. This large evergreen tree has an elongated, pyramidal crown and a massive branch system. These trees are used for construction and in making furniture.

Chir Pine

20. Khair Tree

It is scientifically known as ‘acacia catechu’ and is a deciduous tree. It has a light feathery crown and shiny branchlets that are thorny brown. It can be used as timber, fodder, and fuel and has medicinal uses.

Khair Tree

21. Jatropha Curcas

They belong to the family Euphorbiaceae and are closely related to other plants such as rubber trees and castor. This small evergreen tree can grow on any type of soil. This potential oil crop is used as a fence, fuel, and raw material for industrial use.

Jatropha Curcas

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