• Scientific name: Santalum album
  • Place of origin: India, Indonesia.
  • Description: Small tropical tree growing to 2m with small white flowers. Living to 100 years.
  • Grow best: In full sunlight, red or sandy soil and does not require too much of water.
  • Use: Sandalwood timber is valuable for its fragrant oil, paste and other preparations used during prayers in many religions.