Poplar (Populus euamericana, trichocarpa, robusta, serotina, …)

 

  • large-diameter poplar is available
  • the poplar to be peeled is wet-cut and stacked
  • size of Belgium’s poplar plantations being significant on a European scale
  • includes European black poplar, Canadian poplar, balsam poplar, cottonwood, and various varieties of aspen
  • generally straight grained and "woolly" with a fine, even texture, creamy-white to pale brown heartwood and sapwood
  • most species are typically soft and light with low ratings for strength, stiffness, shock resistance, decay resistance, and steam bending, moderate movement in service

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