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
- Carpentry wood
- Wood for construction
- Wood fuel
- 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