Tendu Tree, Diospyros melanoxylon, commonly known as Coromandel ebony or East Indian ebony, is a flowering tree belonging to the family Ebenaceae. It is native to India and Sri Lanka, specifically the southeastern coast known as Coromandel. The tree’s sizable stature is accompanied by an abundance of leaves, which form a dense canopy that offers shade and foliage to those nearby. Additionally, this tree holds significant cultural and economic importance in India, as it has long been utilized in the production of beedis, providing livelihood opportunities to numerous individuals involved in its collection, drying, and sale.
Tree Dimensions on Maturity
|Maximum height of the tree (m)
|Tree canopy spread (m)
|Tree trunk diameter (inches)
Impact in Numbers
Carbon Fixed 325 Kgs.
CO2 reduction from the atmosphere by 1200 Kgs.
Value to the farmer
Farmers have the opportunity to cultivate this tree and harvest its leaves once they reach maturity. These leaves can then be sold in the market at a favorable price. Additionally, within a span of 3 years, farmers can begin to generate a steady income from the trees they have planted.
Plant a tree – Tendu: About the Project
Once the saplings are distributed to the farmers, they will also receive comprehensive technical knowledge on cultivating them. The project, which is long-term in nature, ensures continuous support for the farmers over a period of 3 years. Additionally, the farmers will have the opportunity to join a group where they will be encouraged to grow the trees, with detailed explanations of the benefits they can expect. Furthermore, these trees will be included as part of a set given to the farmers, aiming to enhance their economic status.
The trees in the project are geotagged, allowing precise location tracking. In addition, the area boundary is marked using GPS technology, ensuring accurate demarcation. Moreover, farmer details, including images, are recorded and stored through mobile apps directly from the field. Additionally, the process of carbon fixing, which occurs annually, is calculated using specialized equations developed by experts, which are integrated into the app and reports. Throughout the entire process, total transparency is maintained, from data collection to storage and analysis.
The team actively measures the impact it creates for both wildlife and farmers. Additionally, all relevant data is captured at regular intervals, allowing for comprehensive analysis. Furthermore, the collected data is compared with previous data on the same parameters, which were calculated a few months ago. This comparison enables a thorough assessment of the change that has occurred, which is then measured against the planned results.
The project reports are prepared and sent to the contributors. The report covers the following
1) Trees status as of the last visit made
2) Any mortality in the trees planted
3) Carbon fixed in MT from the start of the project
4) Economic impact on the farmers.
5) Ecological impact created.
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Greenverz Solutions Private Limited is a Land Restoration and tree plantation company which is involved in tree plantations in rural area as well as urban areas and cities. The tree orders that are placed by the customers are planted and details shared of the location where the trees have been planted. The locations can be anywhere in the country depending on the availability of sites and trees. We do not sell any physical product like tree saplings, leaves, branches etc. All orders of the trees are planted and no tree saplings orders can be physically sent to any person or entity. We strive to make India greener and sustainable.
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