High fiber structure, oil content, density and volume giving a pleasant look and odor. The cut log contains moisture of 35-45%
The typical girth (mean circumference) is between 2.5 -8ft and diameter of upto 4ft.
The typical length is between 10ft – 16ft depending on the age and growth rate of the timber.
Sawing yield is only upto 60% whilst milling as the heart wood covered with thigh layers or outer timber.
Typical defects amount to varying spiral grains and irregular lines. But the bee-holes are very low which is very negligible.