15, 20 and 10 year old teak tree price and profit per acre is given in this post. Teak wood plantation – costs and income in India are discussed here.
Quick Overview – 10 year old teak tree price Rs 26,000, profit 1 acre Rs 13000000.
Teak, poplar or mahogany tree price depends on their diameter. Not only those trees but most tree prices depend on the quality, weight and wood diameter. To achieve a good diameter one should plant the required number of trees on the land. Farmers are planting 500 teak trees per acre and earning good profits.
After 10, 15 or 20 years you can sell the tree in the wood mandi of your city. It is a place where farmers used to sell any kind of tree wood. Don’t worry wood mandi’s are available in every city and you can easily find them, they are usually located in a corner of the city like vegetable mandi’s.
10 year old teak tree price and profit per acre
Teak tree price in India
10 year old teak tree price = Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000 as per cubic foot.
15 year old teak tree price = Rs 22,000 to Rs 26,000 depending on cubic feet
20 year old teak tree price = Rs 30,000 to Rs 32000 depending on cubic feet.
Teak wood farming profit per acre and cost
Teak trees need 15 years to mature, however, they can be harvested after 10 years as well. Teak tree price after 10 years is less than a 15-year-old tree due to low girth formation comparatively. Teak farming profit is huge and one should plant 500 trees on one acre in order to achieve healthy tree health and good dimensions resulting in profit.
After purchasing 1 sapling at Rs 25, the 500 sapling cost will be Rs 25 x 500 = Rs 12,500. Adding another cost, the teak wood plantation cost might be around Rs 732500.
Average one teak tree yields 13 to 15 cubic feet after 15 years and the wood price is Rs 2000 to Rs 4000 per cubic feet. If one teak tree yields about 13 cubic feet then its value will be Rs 2000 x 13 cubic feet = Rs 26,000.
A 15 year old teak tree price is Rs 26,000 and a 20-year teak tree price might go around Rs 30,000 to Rs 32,000 which is huge. While planting 500 trees farmers can achieve 500 trees x Rs 26000 = Rs 13000000. After deducting the cost they still earn a very handsome profit.
Teak wood high price reason
Teak wood is one of the most expensive wood in the world and the reason is its multiple purpose use. It has been used for boat making for the last 2000 years and mahogany timber came later in the market. Water rot resistance and durability make this wood perfect for the ship and boat-making industry.
This timber is heavily used in the construction field and used in making lots of house doors, windows and wood floors. The timber is widely used in the furniture industry and used for making tables, chairs, sofas, almirahs beds etc. Due to its multiple use, it has huge demand in the international market.
Moreover, water tolerance quality makes this timber a good choice for cultivation among farmers. Teak origin belongs to India, Myanmar and Laos. Comparing mahogany vs teak, teak wins the battle due to its high price but mahogany is a very easy growing tree that hardly needs any maintenance.
Mr Chatu Menon has been doing teak wood farming in Kerala for years and is known as teak daddy in the agriculture industry.
How many teak trees per acre can I plant in the USA?
500 trees per acre are recommended.
Is teak farming profitable in India?
Yes, one can achieve in crores with an average investment of Rs 7-8 lakhs after 15 years by planting 500 trees.
What is the average teak wood profit per acre in India?
1 acre teak plantation profit is around Rs 13 crore after 15 to 20 years of successful cultivation.
What is the 10 year old teak tree price in India?
Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000.
What is the 15, 20 and 25 year old teak tree price in India?
15 years = Rs 26,000 to Rs 20,000.
20 years = Rs 30,000 – Rs 32,000.
25 years = Rs 32,000 – Rs 38,000.