Khaya nyasica (Meliaceae). African Mahogany, East African mahogany, Mozambique mahogany, nyasaland mahogany, red mahogany. Khaya nyasica is a large tree, sometimes exceeding 60 m in height. It is native to Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia. This tree is planted for timber uses as it has a very hard wood and is relativly fast growing. Wolesale price per kg is also available. Sowing : When sown in seedbeds, the seeds germinate after 11-21 days. Germination is epigeal; the young seedlings grow very slowly and must be kept shaded at the beginning. Stock can be planted to the field when 60-90 cm high. Locality : Potgietersrus. Date of harvest : November 2014.