Wood species / Trade name:
Yellow Birch, Grey Birch; Am. Birch; Paper Birch
- German: Birke am.
Character / Color:
The wood of the American birch shows striking differences between the light red-brown heartwood and the white sapwood. It is usually straight grained with a fine, even texture. The wood is soft, elastic, flexible and very light. Shrinks and throws little, can be easily processed.
Interior woodwork, Construction lumber, Furniture, Doors