Monday, September 26Farming is Life!
Shadow

Tag: gmelina arborea seeds

Gmelina Farming Guide in the Philippines

Gmelina Farming Guide in the Philippines

Forestry
If you are looking for an extensive Gmelina farming guide, you are in the right place so continue reading. Gmelina arborea is becoming the most important forest tree to grow in the Philippines. In Negros Occidental and most parts of Mindanao, it is more valuable than Mahogany and is the number one option for house construction. Although Mahogany can demand a higher price per board foot, farmers prefer Gmelina because of its faster growth and can be harvested again after five to seven years.  Gmelina Farming Guide: Seed Preparation The Gmelina seed is used when planting the tree. The Gmelina fruit size is similar to Kalamansi and contains only one seed. Ripe fruits are yellow and when they fall down, they can be used in planting. The fruits must be peeled off in order to get the see...