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Gmelina vs Mahogany: Which is more Profitable to Grow and Why

Gmelina vs Mahogany: Which is more Profitable to Grow and Why

Agroforestry
Gmelina and Mahogany Farming. Many people are asking which of the two most common trees, gmelina (gmelina arborea) and mahogany (swietenia macrophylla), is better, and there is no direct and definite answer to this question. But before you decide on what to plant, either for commercial or personal use, it is essential to read this article if you have time, as this could give you the whole idea of which is which. Planting both trees since I can remember more than 30 years ago, I think I have, at least, an authority to compare which is which in terms of several factors you can read below. I am going to tell you a short story first before we go into specifics. Silay City, Negros Occidental, 1984 I was eight years old. Our house was made of bamboo and cogon in a rural barangay in S...