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Apitong Tree: All You Need to Know

Apitong Tree: All You Need to Know

Agroforestry
The Apitong tree, also known as the Philippine Mahogany, is one of the most sought-after trees in the timber industry. With its remarkable strength and durability, this forest giant has been used for various applications ranging from heavy-duty vehicle flooring to high-end furniture. But what makes it so expensive? Is planting Apitong profitable? And what are some of the alternatives available? In this blog post, we’ll look at everything you need to know about this magnificent hardwood tree – from its description and characteristics to its conservation status and more! Apitong Tree Description and Characteristics (scientific name) The Apitong tree, scientifically known as Dipterocarpus grandiflorus, is a towering hardwood tree native to Southeast Asia. It can grow up to 60 meters tall an...