If you ever happen to stumble upon one of these five crazy-expensive trees, make sure you don’t damage them or you might find yourself with a massive bill!

  • Sandalwood-- $20,000 per tree. Sandalwood is valued not only for its luxurious scent, but also because the tree produces a special kind of oil that’s frequently used in perfumes and ancient medicine. This oil production allows sandalwood to hold its signature smell for years to come…making the wood incredibly valuable.
  • African Blackwood-- $10,000 per kilogram. One of the most expensive types of wood in the world comes from the endangered African Blackwood tree. Found only in the driest parts of Africa, this wood is highly valued because it’s often made into pricy high-end musical instruments.
  • Agar Wood-- $10,000 per kilogram. A dark heartwood tree native to Myanmar, Agar produces a natural scent and oil that are often incorporated into cologne and perfume. Demand for the Agar scent is growing, making it one of the most expensive trees in the world.
  • Bocote-- $30 per board. An exotic wood native to Mexico and South America, the Bocote tree is prized thanks to the unique patterns produced when the tree is cut into boards. If you’re looking for a piece of furniture made from Bocote wood, you’d better be ready to pay—desks and tables made from this prized tree often cost up to $20,000!
  • Pink Ivory-- $8 per board. Native to Zimbabwe and South Africa, Pink Ivory is valued for its gorgeous, natural pink-red color. The wood is often used for ancient medicinal purposes, as well as the production of billiard cues and knife handles.
You might not have a valuable tree on your property, but you can enhance your safety and your home’s curb appeal with professional tree removal. Give Tarzan Tree Service a call today at 757-204-1390 to learn more about our tree service company in Virginia Beach, VA.

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I had three trees that needed to be cut back and got two estimates from other tree companies. I wanted to get one more estimate when a friend recommended Tarzan Tree Service. I am glad he did because they were very professional, extremely thorough with the job and the safety of the workers and property. Plus their estimate for the job was more affordable then the other two companies. They showed up when they said they would, they finished the job in a timely manner, and did a full clean up. They have a wood chipper that they put the branches through so my wife could spread them around her garden this spring. My wife and me couldn't be happier.

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