General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: 130 feet
Plant Spread: 30 to 60 feet plus
Leaves: Other: large, paperish, ovate
Fruiting Time: Fall
Late fall or early winter
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Dye production
Shade Tree
Medicinal Herb
Useful for timber production
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Cooked
Resistances: Fire Resistant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 10 to 90 days
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Other: clonal reproduction by grafting
Pollinators: Flies
Various insects

Common names
  • Teak

Photo Gallery
Location: Sumatera Indonesia
Date: 2017-11-12
Location: Keanae Arboretum, Maui, Hawaii
photo by Forest & Kim Starr
Location: Ananthagiri Hills, Rangareddy district of Andhra Pradesh, India
Date: 2008-08-24
By J M Garg CC BY-SA 4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 via Wikimedia Commons
Location: Sumatera Indonesia
Date: 2017-11-12

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