Sacred lilac (melia azedarachi)

Catalog #110 - A beautiful spreading tree with handsome foliage also known as chinaberry or the Neem tree. A widley worshipped temple tree in Ceylon to the Middle East. Fast growing, it blooms in spring with an abundance of lilac flowers and berries. In India the seed extract from the berries has been found to have insecticidal properties, primarily against locusts. USDA tests show that it could be effective against other harmful agricultural insects as well.