Known also as Yellow poplar, tulip poplar and canary whitewood.
Where it grows
Tulipwood grows widespread throughout Eastern USA.
pale yellowish brown to olive green, darkening on exposure
200 ft with diameter 6'
|Average weight at 12% M.C ( kg/m³)||449|
|Specific gravity at 12 % M.C.||0,42|
|Average Volumetric Shrinkage Green to 6 % M.C (%)||9,8|
|Modulus of Elasticity (Mpa)||10,894|
Joinery and mouldings, light construction, turning and carving, panelling, doors, cabinets and furniture and edged-glued panels.
The heartwood is moderately resistant to treatment with preservatives. Sapwood is permeable. The characteristics of wood can vary according to growing regions. The wood is has many desirable characteristics.