The beetle was introduced into Canada when infested wood from plantations was used as packaging material for cargo being shipped to North America. Has a distinct smell that is shared among most species in the Pinus genus. The wood name Philippine Mahogany is a loose term that applies to a number of wood species coming from southeast Asia. Contact your local forestry professionals for information on what to plant. Add to My Cart. I hope that answers your question, Pony Boy. Bead Bevel Chamfer Molding Ogee Ogive.
What Is Asian Hardwood?
Originates in western Malesia and widely cultivated in Java, Sumatra and Bali. Common to Texas and the southern United States, the osage orange or bois d'arc tree sometimes referred to as a "horse apple" tree yields a very hard, yellow wood. A small, usually spiny tree up to 8m tall. Hardness is one of the chief indicators of durability and wear-resistance. This is one of the most distinctive hardwoods out there and really lives up to the exotic classification. They are all different colours; Oak is quite a light colour but Mahogany is a deep rich browny-black colour! Seeds are embedded in copious white, pale yellow or grey floss.
TREES COMMONLY CULTIVATED IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
Don't think that because the name of the tree is 'hardwood', it means that the tree is hard, because all trees are hard, whether they're hardwood or softwood trees. A medium sized tree up to 40 m tall and cm in diameter, but usually smaller than this. Tolerates a variety of soils and habitats and found up to m, sometimes even to 1, m altitude. Also used in traditional medicines.
Exotic Hardwood: African, Asian, & Australasian Species
Description: Hardwood is a tightly grained timber such as eucalyptus or balsa wood. Immature fruits eaten as vegetable, mature fruits fresh or made into juice, preserve, jam or jelly. Branches horizontal, leaves compound palmate, ripe fruits packed with whitish floss - kapok. What are hardwood trees? Often with crooked and multiple stem and low and heavy branching.