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Yakal Tree: All You Need to Know

Yakal Tree: All You Need to Know

Agroforestry
Have you ever heard of the Yakal tree? This magnificent hardwood species is a true gem of the Philippine forests and has been highly valued for centuries due to its exceptional strength, durability, and beautiful coloring. Yakal wood is so valuable that it can fetch incredibly high prices on the market. But what makes this tree so unique? And how can we ensure its conservation in the face of deforestation and habitat loss? Join us as we explore Yakal Tree's unique characteristics to its various uses in this informative blog post! Yakal Tree Description and Characteristics Yakal Tree, also known as Shorea astylosa, is a large hardwood species that can grow up to 60 meters tall in the wild. It belongs to the Dipterocarpaceae family and is native to Southeast Asia, particularly in the Phili...