|BOTANICAL NAMES||Salix spp.|
|ORIGINS FAMILY||It belongs to the family of Salicaceae.|
|GROWTH AREA||This wood is a common species of the Southeastern United States where it grows biggest and is most abundant in the lower Mississippi Valley.|
|SPECIFIC WEIGHT||450 kg/m³ al 12% C.U.|
|TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES|| Sapwood and heartwood are not well defined.
The sapwood is yellowish white while the heartwood is tan to pinkish brown.
It has a fine to medium uniform texture and a straight grain.
Willow, if not treated, has a poor durability and is susceptible to insect attacks.
|DRYING METHOD||It should be carefully and slowly dried to avoid splitting.|
|MAIN USES AND WORKING||This wood is quite easy to work.
Willow is used for baskets, crates, sports facilities, carvings, fixtures and furniture in general.
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