MAHOGANY (Swietenia macrophylla King) tree - 10 pieces pack
MAHOGANY (Swietenia macrophylla King) tree
Package with 10 fresh seeds
Mahogany is a wood with a characteristic reddish color, highly valued for the manufacture of high-quality furniture. It comes from three species of trees from the intertropical zone of the American continent.
The tree reaches large dimensions up to 70 m in height and a diameter greater than 3 m; It has a straight trunk, with well-formed buttresses at the base, up to 2 or 3 m high; the bark has deep elongated markings on grayish brown to grayish brown pieces. At the top the tree has few thick ascending branches; the branches are crooked, the crown is open and rounded.
Spirally arranged leaves, made up of smaller leaves or leaflets arranged oppositely in 3 to 5 pairs, each compound leaf 12 to 40 cm long, including the base or petiole. In the dry time of year, these trees shed their leaves. The flowers are fragrant and sweet. Woody fruits 12 to 18 cm long, oval with 4 to 5 caps, reddish brown to greyish, sometimes on peduncles 7 to 15 cm long.
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