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Nogueira

It is a deciduous tree which reaches 45 m in height, formed a canopy and open. The trunk is straight bark brown or almost black very wrinkled. The concentrated extract of its bark is used as a dewormer in biological medicine. Its leaves, green and yellow, contain an aromatic oil and flowers are catkins. Your future drupaceous, best known for nuts. The cultivation of black walnut in Europe up to 1629 with ornamental and economic purposes due to high wood quality: dense, hard and strong.

Scientific Name
Juglans Nigra

Family
Juglandaceae

Wood Characteristics

Heartwood
From Color light brown to dark chocolate with purplish reflections

Grain
The shaft is right can be curled which gives it an attractive and decorative design

Density/Hardness
Medium / High; moderately hard

Durability
High resistance to wood decay agents, is considered the most durable wood in favorable condi-tions will decay

Areas of application
Flooring, furniture, style, interior carpentry, joinery and articles des-port