Native to southern Asia, especially eastern India, Burma, and the Andaman Islands, the mango has been cultivated, praised and even revered in its homeland since Ancient times.
Mango wood comes from the same trees that produce the popular tropical mango fruit. When a mango tree reaches 20 to 30 years of age the fruits are no longer suitable for commercial use. These older trees are harvested and replaced with young trees in a process that sustains the mango forests and provides indefinite fruit and employment for the mango growers and a continual supply of the very best wood for the craftsmen that produce mango wood products. Responsible management of this valuable resource is good for the environment, good for the economy and maintains valuable green space.