Acacia mangium
specie_image

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.

Uses:

  • 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