Aquilaria tree, the most important source of oud/agarwood is commonly found in countries such as India, Malaysia, and Thailand. With its globally increasing demand, Oud tree is now cultivated in many parts of the world. Arista provides guidance services to those who are interested to cultivate oud on a small or large scale in India.
Agar is a dark resinous heartwood formed from the Aquilaria tree commonly found in South-East and rain forests of Papua New Guinea. While the healthy oud is soft, white and without scented resins, the fragrant and discolouration within the heart of the tree is caused by microbial invasion, insect attack or other external factors around the wounded part of the trunk. The precious oud extracted is used in medicines, fragrances, aromatherapy and religious ceremonies.
Given below are some of the general frequently asked questions and its answers regarding Oud plantation.