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European Oak

It is a large tree, deciduous that reaches 30-40 feet tall and with a lifetime of 500-1000 years. This species has a round and extensive crown in young trees. The trunk pos-sui one, when young and smooth grayish bark or a thick rind, brown and scaly on old trees. The oak is a spe-cies well adapted to humid temperate climates, it is highly resistant to cold.

Scientific Name
Quercus Robur L.

Family
Fagaceae

Wood Characteristics

Heartwood
Brown Yellowish in color (clear)

Grain
The shaft is straight and has a medium texture

Density/Hardness
Average; modreadamente hard

Durability
Good and resistant to attack Lyctus, fungi and borers

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