CHARACTERISTICS OF TREE
Scientific Name : Castanea sativa
Unified Name : Chestnut
Growing areal : It grows mainly in the foothills and mountain areas across Europe.
Environment: It grows both in unique formations (chestnut forests)and in mixed formations
Trunk; logs and tissues: The trees, reaches the height of over 30 meters. In diameter, at breast height, they can reach 2 meters. The trees rarely are straight and regular
WOOD APPEARANCE TO THE NAKED EYE
Texture : Coarse
Fiber: Mainly straight
Grain: Evident and brown more or less marked
Color : Yellowish-white sapwood and heartwood brown.
Drawing: On the radial and tangential sections, stand out wavy and frizzy veins.