Acacia mangium

What the planter likes about it:

Rich in proteins, it lives generally on acid and particularly poor grounds which it bears very well. It is a pioneer specie, demanding in light, that can grow up to 20m. Its roots are strong and running thus its cultivation for the improvement of grounds and fight against the erosion.


  • Land reclamation
  • Shade
  • Carpentry wood
  • Wood for construction
  • Wood fuel
  • Beekeeping
  • Fodder

  • Common names: Brown Salwood, Sabah Salwood, Black Wattle, Black Wattle, White Teak, Brown Salwood, Hickory Wattle, Mangium.
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Height: 20m
  • Foliage type: evergreen
  • Absorbed CO2: 17.00 Kg/year for 20 years = 340 Kg over its lifetime*
    * Trees absorbs most of their CO2 during their growth period
  • Tree life expectancy: 50 years