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Swietenia mahagoni, West Indian Mahogany

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
Swietenia mahagoni, West Indian Mahogany
Swietenia mahagoni, West Indian Mahogany


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