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Hemlock

Tsuga is a genus of conifers belonging to the family Pinaceae. All species are evergreen trees reaching 20 to 60 meters high. It is native to North America and Asia and are exclusive mind-wet regions. The afforestation is conical and irregular and the bark is gray to brown color. The fo them to him are narrow and slender.

Scientific Name
Tsuga Heterophylla Sarg.

Family
Pinaceae

Wood Characteristics

Heartwood
From color yellowish white to light brown, darkening with the light esposição

Grain
The shaft is right and has a fine texture medium

Density/Hardness
Few durable and sensitive to attack by fungi and borers

Durability
Moderately resistant to decay and fungal attack

Areas of application
Carpentry interior finishes, doors, windows, floors and moldings