The Lisnavagh Timber Project
||Native to Ireland?
About the Tree
The acacia is a thorny shrub. The genus of acacia
covers a large number of species found in America, Africa, Australia
Acacia is occasionally grown in Ireland for ornamental
The "False Acacia" is an acacia that is
a native to North America (Robinia pseud-Acacia, L) and which was
introduced to Europe in the 17th century.
Moses was given instructions to build The Ark of the
Covenant from acacia wood.
The bark has medicinal properties.
About the Wood
The wood is fairly soft, pale and can have a nice
Being easy to turn, it is perfect for newcomers to