Moringa oleifera for fodder is a fast-growing.
Deciduous plant that can reach a height of 10-12ft.
Trunk diameter of 6-8 inch.
The bark has a whitish-grey colour and is surrounded by thick cork.
Young shoots have purplish or greenish-white, hairy bark.
The tree has an open crown of drooping, fragile branches and the leaves build up a feathery foliage of trip-innate leaves.
In fodder purpose, it is often cut back 6-7 times in year to 1–2 m (3–6 ft)
Allowed to regrow so the pods and leaves remain within arm's reach.