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Tectona Grandis - 10 Seeds - Teak Tropical Hardwood Tree

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Tectona Grandis
Teak Tropical Hardwood Tree

10 Seeds

Teak is a large, deciduous tree native to Central Asian countries such as Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand and Malaysia.

Famed for its durable and high quality yellowish brown wood, its high oils content make it ideal for outdoor uses, such as furniture, exterior construction and boat building as well as veneers, carving and other indoor uses. It is naturally resistant to fungi and rotting.

It has ovate 15–45 cm papery leaves that are often hairy on the lower surface and small, fragrant white flowers on 25–40 cm panicles.

Tectona grandis is found in a variety of habitats and climatic conditions from arid areas with only 500 mm of rain per year to very moist forests with up to 5,000 mm of rain per year.

Frost tender, minimum recommended temperature around 5°C.