It is commonly cultivated in southern India along the sea coast as it has very good adaptation for saline tolerance.This species have a very good ability for fixing atmospheric nitrogen through root nodulation from an Actinomycetes bacteria called Frankia.
It can be cultivated in varied soil conditions with minimal management inputs. It is less prone to pest and diseases. Harvesting cycle can be as early as 3 years based on requirement but 5 years of growth will give tremendous biomass growth. Cultivation of Casuarina has been adopted by many farmers from many decades and have good social acceptance. This species is environmental friendly and do not acidify the soil and deplete underground water table unlike Eucalyptus.
This species has lot of commercial value in terms of high biomass, paper and pulp industry and as scaffolding poles.
We provide quality Casuarina junghuhniana planting material through known source of seeds. Quality seedlings of 1 feet height with 2 mm dia. These pants are treated with Frankia a nitrogen fixing actinomycetes bacteria which help in better growth.