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East Indian Rosewood

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East Indian Rosewood

  • East Indian Rosewood is also known as Shisham (India).
  • The wood grouws throughout the Indian peninsula scattered in the dry deciduous forests, but is an uncommon tree.
  • East Indian Rosewood trees can reach a height of 100 ft.
  • The heartwood varies in color from golden brown to dark purple brown with darker streaks giving an attractive figure; sapwood is yellowish, often with purplish tinge, sharply demarcated.

-- from Righteous Wood
(modified 2014/09/03)

Elm

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Elm

  • Elms can grow to 115 feet high.
  • The American or White elm is the largest species of elm. It was a popular tree in cities, before the spread of Dutch elm disease.
  • Elm trees once grew mostly in eastern North America; today, American elms grow in the American Midwest and Canadian Prairies.

-- from Elmcare.com
(modified 2014/09/03)

Eucalyptus

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Eucalyptus

  • Native to Austrailia, eucalyptus also grows in California.
  • The varieties of eucalyptus range from one of the largest trees on Earth to small shrubs.
  • The color of the wood varies from white to dark brown, depending upon the species. Heartwood and sapwood being indistinguishable among species.
  • Eucalyptus grain is similar to hickory or ash.

-- from Eucalyptus of California
(modified 2014/09/03)


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