High fiber structure and density. The cut log contains moisture of 35-45%
Low oil content and volume with calcium spread across the heart line(stem).
The typical girth (mean circumference) is between 3 -10ft 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 40% whilst milling as the heart wood covered with thigh layers or outer timber.
Typical defects amount to varying spiral grains, knots and variable colour.