Teak is a tropical hardwood species that is valued for its durability and water resistance and it is used for boat building, exterior construction, furniture, carving etc.
Scientific Name: Tectona grandis
Size: 0.4-0.6 cm radius
Age: more than a year, good for germination
Origin: India The species is placed in the family Lamiaceae. Tectona grandis is a large, deciduous tree that is dominant in mixed hardwood forests.
It has small, fragrant white flowers and papery leaves that are often hairy on the lower surface.
Teak wood has a leather-like smell when it is freshly milled. Teak timber is particularly valued for its durability and water resistance, and is used for boat building, exterior construction, veneer, furniture, carving, turnings, and other small wood projects.
Tectona grandis is native to south and southeast Asia, mainly India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Burma, but is naturalized and cultivated in many countries in Africa and the Caribbean.
Germination Rate - 85 to 90 %
Number of Seeds - Packet contains 500 to 600 seeds (approx)
Germination period : 15 to 20 days
Use: Teak wood is used for boat building, exterior construction, furniture, carving etc