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Red Oak

It is a large tree, reaching a height of 20 / 30cm, its rapid growth and are me-dianamente enduring. The name of this species of tree has its origin in the color that their purchas-rem leaves in October, before falling. Differs from the white oak for the design of the shaft, being designed because the medullary rays are smaller.

Scientific Name
Quercus

Family
Fagaceae

Wood Characteristics

Heartwood
From Brown reddish-pinkish

Grain
The shaft is usually right with a coarse texture

Density/Hardness
Medium / High; moderately hard

Durability
Moderately resistant to degradation and fungal attack

Areas of application
Furniture, flooring, civil construction, Carpentry, interior carpentry