Savukku

  • Scientific name: Casuarina equisetifolia

 

  • Place of origin: India, South East Asia.
  • Description: Tall trees with needle like leaves and small cones.
     

 

  • Grow best: In sandy soil and full sunlight.

 

  • Use: As windbreakers along the coast. The wood is used in construction as scaffolding and as fuel.