Regenerates naturally, especially in sheltered, well drained areas free from weed competition. Fast growing and grows best in full sun. Common in secondary forest and occasionally primary forest
Coffee Agroforestry Information
Tree Benefits and Uses
Wood used for building houses or fences. The bark is used as an astringent and a tonic to treat diarrhea, and leaf extracts are reported to have antibiotic activity and are used as an insect repellent. It has a high market demand and provides a long-term income source. Commonly planted as a border tree in Java and to diversify income.