Native to South & Southeast Asia, Tectona grandis (Teak) is a large deciduous tree. These trees produce white aromatic flowers and reach up to 131 feet tall. Teak wood is known for its durability and water resistance, making it suitable for indoor and outdoor use. Even if not treated with a finish, teak is still perpetual due to the natural oils found within the wood.
Teak forests in Java are listed spread on the northern coast of Java, from Kerawang down to the eastern tip of this island. Teak forests are most numerous in the province of Central Java and East Java, the area which has a height of 650 meters above sea level.
Teak forests often occur naturally due to monsoon climate that caused forest fires regularly. Ample teak forest in central Java in the area Alas Roban, Rembang, Blora, Groboragan, and Pati. In fact, teak java with the best quality produce in the area of land perkapuran Cepu, Blora regency, Central Java.
A lot of teak forests in Java land, whether gazetted as forest production and non-production forests, providing services as a center for research and education, the monitoring center of nature, places of recreation and tourism, as well as the source of cultural development.