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Swietenia mahagoni, West Indian Mahogany

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Swietenia mahagoni

West Indian Mahogany
Family: Meliaceae
Origin: Caribbean, southern Florida
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunRegular waterSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Swietenia mahagoni is the species from which the true original mahogany wood was produced. Mahogany is a semi-deciduous tree which loses its old leaves at the end of winter just as the new growth is beginning.



Swietenia mahagoni, West Indian Mahogany

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Swietenia mahagoni, West Indian Mahogany

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Swietenia mahagoni, West Indian Mahogany

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Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/swietenia_mahagoni.htm