Kemiri Sunan is a tree indigenous to the Philippines, it is alsofound growing naturally in West Java. Recently it is beingcultivated in the Sumedang Area by our team.
The optimum conditions for Kemiri Sunan are in Tropicalareas and it thrives well at low to medium altitudes. In WestJava it is found at altitudes up to 700 meters
It reaches heights of over 15 meters with a productive life of 75 years and with it’s broad canopy and deep root system itprevents erosion and increases water absorption into the soil.
Besides being used as biodiesel the oil is also used forvarious industrial products including varnish, paint, soap,linoleum, cloth oil, resin, synthetic rubber, lubricant, foodcontainers and insulation.
The Sap is used as traditional medicine for skin ailments.
The oil byproducts can be used as fertilizer and cattle feed