|Bob Benaim's Nursery||
Common Name: Swietenia mahagoni
Botanical Name: Mahogany
Plant Type: Deciduous tree
Height: To 60'
Soil Requirements: Well drained soil.
Water Requirements: Good drought tolerance.
Light Requirements: Full sun to partial shade.
alternate on the stems, 4-8" in length. Leaflets are 4-8 in number,
1-4" long, dark
green above and pale yellow to reddish brown beneath. Narrowly oval with sharp tips and uneven bases.
or winter, large woody pods, from 2-5" long. At maturity they split from
the base upward,
releasing flat, winged seeds about 3/4" long.
Uses: Shade tree.