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Profitable Business Idea: Earn More Than Rs 70 Lakh by Investing Just Rs. 25,000; Know-How

Eucalyptus wood is widely utilised as a fuel in Australia, and the timber is also used in construction and fencing.

Shruti Kandwal
Eucalyptus tree doesn’t require much care or maintenance.
Eucalyptus tree doesn’t require much care or maintenance.

You all must have seen tall green trees on the sides of the roadways and parks. Eucalyptus globulus (Safeda) trees make up the majority of these trees. People disregard these trees, although they are quite useful.

Their cultivation may bring in lakhs and crores of rupees in profits. Its most notable trait is that growing these plants does not need any hard work. Moreover, cultivation of Eucalyptus is quite economical. These trees do not need a certain climate and can be cultivated in any location.

Eucalyptus oil is a volatile fragrant oil found in the leaf glands of numerous species, including the black peppermint tree and Tasmanian blue gum. Its primary application is in medicine, and it is a component of expectorants and inhalants.

Eucalyptus Cultivation: Cost & Profit Details

The tree doesn’t require much care or maintenance. About 3000 plants can be planted in one hectare. You can get these plants for Rs 5-7 from the nurseries. So, the total cost of the saplings will be around Rs. 21000. Adding miscellaneous expenses total cost of production may be around Rs 25000.

After 4 - 5 years, about 400 kg of wood can be obtained from each tree.

This means about 12, 00,000 kg of wood will be obtained from 3000 trees. This wood can be sold in the market at a price of Rs. 6 per kg. If you sell it, you can earn around Rs. 72 lakhs. If some other expenses are deducted (Land rent, maintenance costs etc.,) even then, you can earn at least Rs. 60 lakhs in 4 - 5 years.

Let us tell you that Eucalyptus is an Australian tree that is widely cultivated in India. It is also known by various names such as Gum, Eucalyptus, and so on. Hard boards, pulp, furniture, and boxes are all made from these trees. It is grown in various Indian states, including Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, and Punjab. A tree's height typically ranges from 40 to 80 metres. Keep a gap of one and a half metres between these trees whenever they are planted.

Eucalyptus wood is widely utilized as a fuel in Australia, and timber is also used in construction and fencing.

Boxes, fuel, hard boards, furniture, and particle boards are all made from safe wood. Eucalyptus plants develop well in just five years. They can then be cut after that. A single tree yields around 400 kg of wood.

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