Wide fiber structure, predominant spiral grains and lower density. The cut log contains moisture of 40-55%
No oil content and dry timber.
The typical girth (mean circumference) is between 600 -1525mm and diameter of upto 600mm.
The typical length is between 3050 – 6100mm depending on the age and growth rate of the timber.
Sawing yield is only upto 50% whilst milling as the heart wood covered with thigh layers or outer timber.
Typical defects amount to cracks during seasoning, warp-age with higher width and knots.