Genus of 3 species of deciduous trees with compound, green leaves.
Latin name: Melia azedarach
They grow in full sun and fertile soils. Plant alone or in rows.
Propagated by seeds.
Deciduous, spherical tree with compound, green leaves and fragrant, purple flowers in late spring. It features big infructescences of yellow decorative fruits that remain on the plant all winter, even after the unfolding of the leaves. The fruits are poisonous.