Boswellia neglecta live plant For Sale

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boswellia neglecta is a small shrub that can reach up to 8 m in height. It has a dark gray stem with multiple ramifications, from which lanceolate and slightly silky leaves of a bright green color emerge. Furthermore, much sought after and highly appreciated for its resin, which is used to produce a particular incense (Borena). Additionally, frankincense is nearly a household name to everyone as frankincense is part of the Christmas story. Jesus gets frankincense, myrrh and gold as a present from the Kings of the East.  Also, the species is native to Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda and Kenya.

Furthermore, boswellia neglecta grows as a tree that reaches a height between 5 and 8 meters. The trunk of Boswellia is special; it is very thick to store water and nutrients. With this storage capacity the tree can tolerate dry periods.  Also, this special trunk form is called “caudicform” in biology. Plants with this trunk form are taken together to the caudex plants. The bark exfoliates in thin layers from the trunk. Boswellia neglecta contains resin like all other frankincense species.

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Furthermore, the leaves of Boswellia neglecta are pinnate. The leaflets are roundish and dark green. Also, the flowers are actinomorphic and inconsiderable white or greenish. Frankincense is an important part in many religions. It takes part in rituals and traditions. . Also, boswellia  has an anti inflammatory effect. Moreso, boswellic acid interacts with enzymes that are responsible for the beginning of an inflammation.

Additionally, the seeds of Boswellia  do not need a special pretreatment. Also, they can be planted directly into the substrate. At a temperature of 24°C or more, germination starts in the moist substrate after 4 to 12 weeks.

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