Jack Pine | Tree Uses, Identification, and Jack Pine Bonsai

Jack Pine

Introduction Jack Pine (Pinus banksiana) is known for making quality Pulpwood, boxes/crates, and poles. It has great workability properties. It is native to the northeastern United States and Canada. Jack Pine Wood is medium to low durability quality, Therefore it is not suitable for extreme weather and external application. Jack Pine belongs to the Pinaceae … Read more

Fraser Fir vs Balsam Fir | Which is the Best Christmas Tree?

Fraser Fir vs Balsam Fir

Introduction Fraser Fir(Abies fraseri) is a species of fir. Firs (Abies) are a genus of 50–60 species of evergreen coniferous trees. Fraser fir is native to the Southeastern United States. It is a small evergreen coniferous tree.  It has a naturally pyramidal shape. Fraser Fir is used as an ornamental tree such as a Christmas … Read more

Willow Oak Tree | How to Plant a Willow Oak Tree?

Willow Oak Tree

Introduction Willow Oak (Quercus phellos) is native to the eastern and central United States. It is most common in the South American and Eastern States in the USA. They are generally found bordering lakes and ponds. Quercus phellos are known for their shady trees. Because it grows very fast and has a very high density, … Read more

Willow Oak vs Pin Oak | Which Oak is Best For Firewood?

Willow Oak vs Pin Oak

Willow oak(Quercus phellos) is native to the eastern and central United States. The willow is a deciduous tree and It is used in the park and yard as a shady and ornamental tree. It is often found near lakes and ponds. It needs a good amount of moisture for fast growth. Pin oak (Quercus palustris) … Read more

Alder Wood Characteristics | Is Alder Good Firewood?

Alder Wood Characteristics

What is Alder Wood? Alder(Alnus) is a common name of a certain(about 35 species) of flowering plants or trees. Almost similar properties and habits are found in all these species. It is native to many areas of the northern hemisphere. Alder wood has many great properties. The smooth and straight grain of the wood gives … Read more