Grain: Straight, sometimes with a slight wave.
Figure: Heartwood has a greenish tint. Sapwood is an even light yellow with an occasional darker streak of color.
Texture: Moderatley fine and uniform.
Properties: Easy to work and suitable for carving. Capable of a smooth surface but non-lustrous finish. Stable and fairly strong.
Uses: Hull timbering and framing, deck beams and deck framing.