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Top 15 Hardwood Trees in the Philippines to Grow for Profit

Top 15 Hardwood Trees in the Philippines to Grow for Profit

Agroforestry
Hardwood trees in the Philippines are becoming rare, especially those native species, because of the lack of interest in forestry. Forestry is not only about logging but also about planting. Tree planting in the Philippines is an enjoyable hobby and a profitable business that can help preserve our depleting ecosystem. Although the commercial forestry business in the Philippines is mainly dominated by Gmelina and Mahogany, other native Philippine forest trees are worth investing in. By planting native hardwood trees in the Philippines, you are making money and helping preserve these threatened tree species. Below are some of the threatened endemic Philippine tree species (except for mahogany, gmelina, and acacia), with their scientific names worth preserving and planting. The follo...