Teak plants for sale in Pakistan
Hybrid tissue culture (sagwan) “Golden Burma teak” plants for sale in Pakistan.
Burma clone, hybrid tectona grandis, Sagwan plants will be available for sale in bulk quantity in march or april 2021 inshAllah. Due to corona virus seedlings were not imported due to which plants are not available for September plantation.
Some information about Teak
What is Teak (Sagwan):
Teak ( Tectona grandis) is a tropical tree species in family Lamiaceae. Teak is also known as Sagwan in Pakistan and India. It is cultivated on large scale in Burma, China, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Srilanka, Thailand, Malaysia, India, Vietnam, African and Caribbean.
Difference between Hybrid teak (sagwan) and desi or seed grown.
1) Seed grown sagwan or teak takes much more time to become a full mature tree that is ready to sale. according to an estimate seed grown or desi teak may take 10 to 25 years to become a full mature tree. But if the plant is planted in Warm as well as humid area then it can grow faster and get ready early.
2) Hybrid teak or sagwan grow faster than desi or seed grown. Hybrid plants grow straight and equally. It takes 10 years to become a full mature tree that is ready to sale . It should be planted in sandy loam soil (i.e mera zameen) and a costal or Tropical area climate that humid and hot.
There are many hybrid varieties available in the world but the most expensive and most popular variety is “Golden Burma Teak”. Teak wood of Burma(Myanmar) is most expensive wood. also the benefit of hybrid sagwan is that it will ready for sale in almost one decade only.
Which areas are suitable for teak farming?
Karachi, Nawabshah, Khairpur, Thatta, Badin, Mehrabpur, Rasoolpur, Haydarabad, Mir pur Khas, Sehwan, Dadu, Garahi, Mehrabpur, Khuzdar, Khairpur , Ormara, Pasni, Turbat Gawadar, Punjgur, Jiwani, Liari, Bela,Kotri, Kaloi and many other areas near to these cities and Sea. All partes of Sindh and coastal Baluchistan are best for teak farming. Teak can also be planted in lower Punjab and intermediate where the temperature is high and do not go down from 1.7 degree centigrade in winter. but in these areas teak growth will slower as compared to coastal areas.
In subtropical (Punjab) area if Teak is planted on the bank of a river or canal or on the bank of a lake then it is same like it is planted in tropical area like Karachi. Simple is that growth of sagwan is very faster if planted near canals , rivers or lakes or near Sea.
Different types of teakwood
1 Golden Burma Teak wood
Golden Burma teak wood is a tree that is native to forests of Burma (Myanmar) . It is the best quality teak wood in the world that is available today.
It has a golden color, elegantly distributed grains, and a high
amount of teak natural oils. It is the most durable type of teak
wood among all.
2 Indonesian Teak Wood
It is also called Asian teak wood. Like Burma teak wood, it is
also real teak wood, native to Indonesia. The growth time of his
type of teak wood is about 30 years. It is one of the best
plantation teak wood all around the world because of soil and
weather suitability. The quality of Indonesian teak wood is
secondary to Burma teak wood. It has wider grains, a
significant quantity of teak natural oils, and sound knots.
It is light brown in color with a slightly grayish hue.
3 African Plantation Teak Wood
African plantation teak wood refers to the teak planted in Africa.
Its growth time is 15 to 25 years, as a result of which it is low in
teak natural oils. Thus, African plantation teak wood is not as
durable as Burma teak wood or Indonesian teak wood.
It is very light brown in color. The wood grains are distributed
widely apart. It has a lot of sound knots.
4 South American Plantation Teak Wood
South American plantation teak wood refers to teak wood
planted in South America. It is similar to African teak wood in
quality, color, teak natural oil content, and arrangement of
wood grains. It is difficult to distinguish between these two
types of teak wood.
5 Indian Teak Wood
Indian teak wood is also popular types of teak wood. It is native
to old-growth forests in India. Because of the high demand of
this teak wood in India, there is almost no supply of Indian
teak wood in the international market.
6 Thailand Teak Wood
Thailand teak wood is superior in quality to Burma teak wood.
You read that right! Thailand teak wood is the highest quality
teak wood in the world because the growth conditions for teak
in Thailand are exceptional. However, Thailand teak wood was
over exploited in Thailand as a result of which it has been
declared an endangered species and its logging has been
prohibited by the government. Simple is that teak (plants and timber) export is ban in Thailand. Hence, there is no supply of
Thailand teak wood in the international market.
7 Brazilian Teak Wood
The real name of Brazilian teak wood is cumaru. It is not real
teak wood. It is a Brazilian hardwood native to South America.
It is very hard, stable, water resistant, and durable. It is high in
natural oils which make it water resistant and resistant to
worms and pests. The arrangement of grains is very different
from that of real teak wood. The color of Brazilian teak wood
is not golden-brown but is reddish-brown.
8 African Teak Wood
African teak wood is not real teak wood. Its actual name is
iroko. African teak wood is very stable, durable, and water
resistant. It looks nothing like real teak wood. The grains are
arranged in a straight pattern and it has no knots. It has good
resistance to rotting and damage. It is often used as a substitute
to teak wood for outdoor furniture and wood constructions.
9 South American Teak Wood
The real name of this type of teak wood is garapa. It is very
stable and durable. It is golden-brown in color with wavy
wood grains. But it is not real teak wood.
How much plants in one acer?
in 200 by 200 sq feet acre. you can plant 400 to 500 plants.
plant to plant distance 9 feet by 10 feet= 420 plants .you can left 3 feet free space on all sides
plant to plant distance 9 feet by 9 feet= 500 plants . No free space on all sides of acre.
plant to plant distance 10 feet by 10 feet=400 plants. No free space on all sides of acre.
Income from one acre?
in timber market one cubic feet wood of Burma teak is minimum 14000 Pakistani rupees. and one mature tree give 15 to 25 cubic feet wood. But if you get only 5000 rup per cubic feet price and only 15 cubic feet wood from one tree then one acre’s teak-wood price is thirty million (3,00,00,000) Pakistani rupees . it may be 50 million my be 60 depends upon time, demand and supply.
Uses of Teak Wood
Teak wood is durable and water resistant that makes it suitable
for various uses. Teakwood can survive for two thousand years.
o Teak wood is used in marine woodwork because of its
exceptional weather-ability. It is used to make railings,
decking, cabin woodwork, and on board furniture.
Teak wood is a good material for building masts and rudders.
o Teak wood is durable, weather-resistant, water-resistant, and
extremely stable; this is why it is one of the most popular types
of wood used to make outdoor furniture. It can withstand rain
and sun. It can last as long as 70 years, even after exposure to
extreme weather conditions.
o It is used to make railings of decks.
o It is used for making decorative items for indoors.
o It is used for flooring.
o It is used for shelving.
o It makes great cutting boards and counter-tops.
o It is extensively used to make doors and windows.
o It is used in all types of furniture like chairs, bed, sofa, doors,
windows, table etc.
o Teak wood is termite proof.
Hybrid teak (hybrid sagwan) , Burma clone, plants will be available for sale in March or April 2021 Due to corona virus seedlings were not imported due to which plants are not available for September plantation. Hybrid tissue culture (imported) ,3 feet height 1000 rup. Hybrid Root propagated (imported) 3 feet 500 rup price. For information send us a message on whats-app.
Difference between Root propagated and Tissue culture Plants.
Tissue culture propagated plants are disease free plants that are resistant to diseases and environment. They grow equally and straight. they get mature in 10 years if climate and soil is suitable.
Root propagated plants are less price and take slightly more time to grow. But if Soil, weather or climate conditions are good then it also can get mature near 10 years.
Book your plants in advance.