Myrtle Burl, Pepperwood, Laurel

Myrtle Burl, Pepperwood, Laurel

Trade Name

Myrtle Burl, Pepperwood, Laurel

Similar Woods

White Ash Burl

Origin

North America

Range

On the Pacific Coast of the USA, from Oregon in the north to Southern California. Myrtle is a species of the Laureltree. The burl is a root burl which forms in the stump. The tree itself has no commercial significance. It is rather bushy in growth and is open found in woods growing in the valleys of hilly country.

Uses

High quality architectural woodwork, also used for furniture.

Colour

Yellow