We are constantly looking for logs
and trees > 60 cm Øme > 60 cm Ø
Tree species: trumpet tree
Color: sapwood whitish, heartwood light brown
Hardness: medium to hard
Characteristics: uniform coarse (similar to oak) noble wood
Heartwood formation: yes, the trumpet tree is a true heartwood tree
Psychological correspondence: according to European Fengshui, everything indicates that, like the bluebell tree, it is a woody plant that belongs to the transformation phase of early summer or southeast. The main themes of this section in the 8-part wheel of life are togetherness, love and everything that has to do with romance. It is mainly there to give pleasure, to be admired and to make happy.
Properties / Usage: Resistant to mold. Distinct contrast between the light brown heart and whitish sapwood posts, fence posts and railroad ties outdoors. Interior furniture, jewelry, sculpture, bowls, handles and other decorative objects.
Value/availability: not commercially available in Europe (is rather an exception), valuable
Pruning time in arboriculture: in summer (from about May to August), after full leaf sprout
compartmentalization behavior: unknown
Pruning and wound closure: according to current guideline ZTV Baumpflege, before branch ring up to (as far as possible) max. 10 cm diameter, no wound closure (as ineffective).
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