We are constantly looking for logs
and trees > 60 cm Øme > 60 cm Ø
Tree species: Cucumber magnolia
Color: sapwood white to grayish, heartwood brown to reddish dark brown
Hardness: medium to hard
Characteristics: uniform dense harmonious (heartwood area can be characteristic to wild grained) wood
Heartwood formation: yes, the heartwood is clearly distinguishable from the sapwood in terms of color
Psychological correspondence: Magnolia is associated with devotion, self-knowledge, intuition, inner peace and fidelity. The magnolia supports the spiritual abilities. It has a calming, centering and harmonizing effect. As an energy tree, Magnolia can help break through blockages and assist in clearing/purification processes.
Properties/Use: Furniture making, woodturning
Value/availability: hardly exists in Europe, only as an absolute exception, therefore rather valuable
Cutting time in arboriculture: in summer (from about May to August), after full leaf sprout
Seclusion behavior: unknown
Pruning and wound closure: according to current guideline ZTV Baumpflege, before branch ring up to (as far as possible) max. 5 cm diameter, no wound closure (as ineffective).
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Sources of the information:
- My own experience/knowledge and documents from my wood economics studies at the Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences.
- Native timber (loose-leaf collection) Authors D. Grosser and W. Teetz. CMA, Bonn-publisher -Holzabsatzfonds-Bonn 1998
- Book Volker Drolshagen/Karin Hoffmann: The Language of Trees (1997)
- Website https://www.everyday-feng-shui.de