These doors are made from pure wood such as mahogany, teak, mvule
and so on, with majority favouring mahogany, as it is the most affordable among the hardwoods and has a unique colouring," says Haleem."Mahogany will serve the security function of keeping the home secure while adding to its general beauty," she adds.
Constraints Frequency Pests, mostly termites and rarely moles (Nfuko) 45 Drought 42 Lack of land 19 Tree diseases (coffee, oranges, and avocado are 9 mostly affected) Lack of seeds and seedlings 9 Lack of funds to purchase inputs, for example, 8 fertilizers O Limited labour 6 Domestic animals 4 Destruction or theft of seedlings 4 Lack of market for tree products 2 Government ban to stop people from cutting their 1 own trees Some trees, for example, Mvule
, cannot be 1 intercropped with other crops 1
In English it may be called bark cloth tree, antiaris, false iroko--a name some have taken issue with--false mvule
or upas or anear tree, its Javanese names, or in the Indonesian language, bemu.
can grow fast if planted among other trees.
But before they set off on their eightmonth trek, Farjeli cut out Livingstone's heart and buried it under a huge mvule
tree, where it remains to this day.
Among the species she has planted are flame trees, which grow big enough to arch over the roadway; the African hardwood mvule
; and 150 bottlebrush, a red flowering Australian tree.