Boswellia serrata | Indian Frankincense | Salai Guggal | 5_Seeds

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These seeds were collected from Boswellia serrata, also known as Indian Frankincense, and Salai Guggal. This plant likes to live in the full sun to partial shade where it can grow to about 30 feet tall under the right conditions. The interesting blossoms are red and pink. This plant is used to produce frankincense, which is used to make incense and perfumes. The flowers, seeds, and gum from this plant are all edible. USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11.

Boswellia serrata seeds showcase a vibrant bloom color spectrum that ranges from delicate pastels to deep, rich hues. These hardy seeds are ideal for gardening enthusiasts seeking a touch of elegance in their landscapes.

USDA Hardiness Zones: Boswellia serrata thrives in zones 10-11, making it a resilient addition to your garden.

But that is not all – these seeds have a hidden treasure. When grown to maturity, the Boswellia serrata tree yields a resin known as Indian frankincense, prized for its aromatic properties. This fragrant resin has been used for centuries.

Butterflies and moths find solace in the lush foliage of Boswellia serrata, using it as a reliable larval host. Watch these winged wonders transform and grace your garden with their presence.

Intriguingly, this plant is also a culinary gem. Its leaves can be used to infuse teas and create aromatic flavors that tantalize the taste buds. Plus, bees, butterflies, ladybugs, and hummingbirds flock to Boswellia serrata, making it a bustling hub of wildlife activity.

Deer, however, tend to steer clear of this resilient plant, making it a practical choice for gardens in deer-prone areas.

So, whether you are a seasoned gardener or just starting your green journey, Boswellia serrata seeds offer a fragrant, colorful, and wildlife-friendly addition to your outdoor haven. Cultivate not only a beautiful garden but also a connection to natures wonders with these remarkable seeds.