Agarwood, Oud, Oodh - Plant
Description for Agarwood, Oud, Oodh
Agarwood, also known as oud, oodh, agar, aloeswood or lign-aloes, is a dark resinous heartwood that forms in Aquilaria and Gyrinops trees (large evergreens native to southeast Asia) when they become infected with a type of mould. Prior to infection, the heartwood is odourless.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Aquilaria agallocha||yellowish-green||Spring Time||131.23 ft||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Growing plants can be inexpensive, particularly when growing them from seed. Seeds of plants flowers should usually be sown directly into the sunny flower bed, as developing roots do not like to be disturbed.
|Partial Shade||well-drained soil||Medium||25 ≤ temperature C degree < 30||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Agarwood
- Apply a high-potassium liquid fertilizer every 2 weeks from early spring until 6 weeks after flowering.
Keep moist in winter.
Typical uses of Agarwood
Special features: The leaves are used to season meat and other foods in Caribbean, Latin American and Asian cuisines. It is often added to chutneys, a sauce containing fruits or vegetables that is eaten with other dishes.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.