Pitch Pine Product Description

Scientific Name: Pinus Caribaea

Family: Pinaceae

Distribution: Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Bahama Islands, and Cuba; widely introduced as a plantation species throughout the world (Australia, South Africa, Surinam, and elsewhere).

The Tree: Grows to a height of 100 feet and with trunk diameter of 30 to 40 inches, occasionally larger.

General Description: Heartwood generally golden brown to red brown and distinct from the lighter sapwood. Texture somewhat coarse; grain is typically straight; luster medium; strong resinous odor; growth zones generally clearly defined but often lacking in juvenile wood. Composition wood often present, at least in plantation-grown wood.


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