Some trees we track

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Devil's Tree
Alstonia scholaris
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Artocarpus heterophyllus
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Red Slik Cotton
Bombax ceiba
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Albizia lebbeck
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Delonix regia
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Azadirachta indica
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Pongamia pinnata
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Indian Coral
Erythrina indica
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Purple Bauhinia
Bauhinia purpurea
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Ficus benghalensis
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Mangifera indica
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Phyllanthus emblica
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Lagerstroemia speciosa

Latest Trees

14 Nov


Neem, Azadirachta indica 

14 Nov

14 Nov


Amla, Phyllanthus emblica 

14 Nov| KL

13 Nov


Jacaranda, Jacaranda mimosifolia 

13 Nov| GJ

Recent Observations

Fresh Leaves: Mature Leaves: Few PRACHI THATTE
Buds: Many Flowers: Few Night Flowering Jasmine, Hars..
Unripe Fruits: None Ripe Fruits: Few 14 Nov
Fresh Leaves: Mature Leaves: Many GIRIJA.C
Buds: Few Flowers: Many Amla, Phyllanthus emblica
Unripe Fruits: Don't know Ripe Fruits: None 14 Nov|KL
Fresh Leaves: Mature Leaves: None LILA P B
Buds: Many Flowers: None Mango, Mangifera indica
Unripe Fruits: None Ripe Fruits: None 14 Nov|Aluva, KL


The tree species that we are monitoring in SeasonWatch have been chosen because they are widely distributed across our country. You can select from a list of 25 focal species, but are also welcome to check out the entire list of species being monitored. Take a walk outside and look at the trees in your neighbourhood and choose healthy, mature trees from the SeasonWatch list. You will have no trouble identifying the Neem or the Mango but may face some trouble with, say, the Red Silk Cotton or the Indian Coral Tree. When you register you get access to detailed material that can help you identify all the SeasonWatch trees.



Once you have identified and chosen your trees the next step is to monitor them once a week. This is the central activity of SeasonWatch and is a simple 5-minute job for each of your trees. You look for the following tree parts- leaves [fresh and mature], flowers [buds and open flowers], and fruit [unripe and ripe]. And you note down whether each of these are 'none' or 'few' or 'many'. So, for a mango tree you are monitoring you may find that in a particular week there were few fresh leaves, many mature leaves, no buds, many flowers, no unripe fruit and no ripe fruits. It's easy!



Monitoring your trees may be easy but when thousands of people upload their observations into a central database through this website, the results become exciting. You begin to see how your five-minute-per-week observations contribute to the understanding of the larger seasonal variations that are happening across the country. Also, SeasonWatch is based on a philosophy of open sharing and all participants have complete access to the knowledge that they help to co-create here. REGISTER and become a SeasonWatcher!