Popular timber

Trees renowned for their timber characteristics

Black Walnut

Early settlers in the USA discovered the Walnut tree growing in mixed forests from Canada to northern Florida and west through the plains. Timber from this tree has become a worldwide favourite and is highly sought after.

Silk Cotton Tree

The tree is known for its tall stature and broad canopy that provides shade for those seeking respite from the sun. It is also known for its unique appearance, with its thick trunk covered in spiky thorns and large pink or white flowers that bloom seasonally.

Spotted Gum

Common name Spotted Gum Botanical Name Corymbia maculata Family Myrtaceae Natural range East coast Australia Mature height 30-40m Form Tall with spreading crown Likes Well-drained soil Dislikes Heavy pruning Where to plant Avenue, or feature tree Known for Mottled, smooth bark Appearance The Spotted Gum is one of Australia’s most recognisable trees, appearing up all over the country …

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Paulownia

Explore the fascinating yet controversial world of the Paulownia Tree, known for its fast growth, quality hardwood, and ecological impact.

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