Mango Wood Advantages And Disadvantages: Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons Of Mango Wood

Mango Wood is a type of wood that is derived from a mango tree that is originated in India and can be found in the South Pacific Islands, Australia, and Southeast Asia. The wood is considered as hardwood but can be cut and shape easily that makes it suited for the construction work. The natural form of the mango wood grain is either curly or straight but its appearance can be enhanced with polishing. Some of the Pros & Cons of Mango Wood are as follows;


  1. Water Resistance: Mango wood is resistant to water that makes it a perfect choice for constructing a deck, patio, and other outdoor furniture products. In order to increase the durability of the wood, it requires polishing only.
  2. Designs: Due to the soft and pliable nature of Mango wood, it can be shaped and carved that give the user a number of design options.
  3. Affordable:Mango wood is a sustainable and readily available wood that makes it affordable compared to Sheesham and teak.


  1. Fungus Issues: Mango wood can get affected with fungus and insects due to which the wood is chemically treated and kiln dried before used for constructions purpose.
  2. Maintenance: Mango wood doesn't require much maintenance but during dry weather cracks can form over it if left dehydrated. If the wood is exposed to heat sources or sun, it has been recommended to moisturize it once every month or when the wood seems dry.
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