Top 5 Different Types of Sandalwood

Sandalwood, from Santalum trees, grows in India, Asia, Australia, and Hawaii. Its heartwood oil, used in perfumes, soaps, incense, and carvings, is famous for its unique scent.
Indian sandalwood, or Santalum album, is a rare, pricey tree from India and Southeast Asia known for its fragrant yellow wood. It grows slowly and is the most expensive wood in the world.
New Caledonia sandalwood (Santalum austrocaledonicum) is a fragrant tree from New Caledonia and Vanuatu. Its heartwood is used for essential oils and crafts.
Australian sandalwood (Santalum spicatum) is a tree found in semi-arid parts of southwestern Australia. Unlike Indian sandalwood, it can grow up to 20 feet tall and has a shrubbier appearance.
Santalum acuminatum, often called desert quandong or native peach, is a semi-parasitic plant in the sandalwood family. It's found in Australia, particularly in central deserts and southern areas.
Santalum haleakalae, or Haleakala sandalwood, is a native tree in Hawaii. It's found in subalpine areas on Maui, Lanai, and Molokai, especially on Haleakala volcano slopes.
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