The Lisnavagh Timber Project
||Native to Ireland?
About the Tree
in oak & beech woods. The cherries, which hang in pairs,
are bitter in taste, but popular with birds & animals.
The tree is not long-lived and likes space and light.
For some unknown
reason, grey squirrels will apparently not attack this species.
About the Wood
The reddish brown wood
is highly valued for turnery, furniture, veneers, decorative
panelling, etc. Excellent suitability for woodcarving, but
hard to obtain . Reddish brown wood.
Good firewood with fragrance
of blossom as burns.