Unlike mahogany sourced from its native locations, plantation mahogany grown in Asia is not restricted in trade. The mahogany timber grown in these Asian plantations is the major source of international trade in genuine mahogany today.
The Asian countries which grow the majority of Swietenia macrophylla are India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Fiji, Philippines, Singapore, and some others, with India and Fiji being the major world supplie₹
Mahogany is characterised by its large leaves (up to 45 cm long). The leaflets are even in number and are connected by a central midrib.
The fruits are called "sky fruits" because of its upwards growth towards the sky. The fruits of mahogany can be measure to 40 cm in length, in a light grey to brown capsule. Each fruit capsule could contain 71 winged seeds.
The seeds of mahogany can reach 7 to 12 cm long.
||22 inch (56 cm)
||6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Honduran mahogany, Honduras mahogany, or big-leaf mahogany[
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Easy to grow
Mahogany Plant care
||25 to 37 degrees C
||Apply any organic fertilizer
Mahogany special feature
Mahogany wood is strong and is usually a source for furniture, musical instruments, ships, doors, coffins, deco₹
Mahogany Plant Uses:
It is popularly used for medicinal purpose.