• Scientific name: Swietenia mahogoni, Indian Mahogany


  • Place of origin: India
  • Description: Trees grow to 12m with a large shady crown. Sheds leaves in winter.


  • Grow best: In full sunlight, well-drained soil and requires periodic watering.


  • Use: Valuable for making fine quality furniture, while the bark finds use  in Ayurveda.