Timberpedia - Apple
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About the Tree
There are over one hundred and fifty native Irish apple tress. Historically apples have been grown
in Ireland for over 3000 years. The tree originated from Asia, where its wild ancestor is still found
About the Wood
Good suitability for carving. Difficult to get straight grained pieces. Will split if dried too quickly.
The wood is very hard, heavy and close grained.
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