We are constantly looking for logs
and trees > 60 cm Øme > 60 cm Ø
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 https://www.everyday-feng-shui.de