One School, One Tree, One Gift to Nature

Programme for Belize

Tree planting year

Tree name

Keep Belize Green


Time Zone

CST (Central Standard Time)

Tree species


Why this species was chosen

Primary hardwood used for furniture making and is becoming threatened due to over harvesting in some areas of Belize. Programme for Belize is promoting the planting of this species in school yards, communal areas and backyards in all rural areas that buffer the Rio Bravo Conservation and Management Area.