Heartwood is light reddish brown, demarcated sapwood is pale yellow to nearly white.
Grain | Texture:
Grain is straight, with a medium, even texture.
Heartwood is rated as moderately durable to non-durable regarding decay resistance. It is readily treated with preservatives and can thereafter be used in exterior applications such as posts or utility poles.
It is easy to work with both hand and machine tools. Glues and finishes well.
It has a mild, resinous odor when being worked.
This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices, and is reported by the IUCN as being a species of least concern.
Utility poles, posts, boxes/crates, flooring, paper (pulpwood), and construction lumber.