Tree species: Turkish hazelnut/turkish filbert

Color: sapwood, white-gray to light brown, heartwood light brown to reddish-brown

Hardness: medium to hard

Characteristics: harmonious even Mediterranean warm looking wood

Heartwood: yes, the heartwood is clearly visible in color

Psychological correspondence: analogous to hazelnut. For people who need orientation or who have difficulty making decisions, the tree can serve as a power tree. For the Romans, the branches were considered symbols of peace. The Celts used the branches as a symbol of immortality, renewal and youthfulness. As a tree of wisdom, it not only promotes intuition. The branches are suitable for witches' brooms, magic wands and divining rods. As a tree of life, it is said to favor wish fulfillment and bring good luck. As a good conductor of energy, it is said to keep away lightning, earth rays and evil spirits.

Properties/Use: Woodturning, furniture making

Value/availability: rather rare to limited availability, 

Pruning time in arboriculture: in summer (from about May to August), after full leaf sprouting

Sealing behavior: unknown

Cut execution and wound closure: according to current guideline ZTV Baumpflege, before knot ring up to (as far as possible) max. 10 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

Mobilsäge-BW & Herrmann Massivholz
Central warehouse: 70771 Leinfelden/Hohenheimerstr.68 (appointment by arrangement!) / germany
Further warehouses in Rottenburg and Nuremberg (appointment by arrangement!)
Contact person: Patrick Herrmann
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and trees > 60 cm Øme > 60 cm Ø

Our services:

  • Tables and counters unique (focus)
  • Solid wood trade
  • Mobile sawmill
  • Tree felling/tree care


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