||Magnolia (Magnolia grandifolia)
||Also known as evergreen magnolia, southern magnolia, sweet magnolia, cucumber wood, black lin, bat tree, and bull bay.
||Grows in United States and Britain.
||Generally straight grained with a close uniform texture. Light to dark brown heartwood tinged with yellow or green and yellowish white sapwood. Resembles yellow-poplar.
||Moderately heavy, hard, strong, and stiff with good shock resistance and steam bending properties. Low natural decay resistance.
||Turns and otherwise machines well, resists splitting, and glues very well. Finishes easily – often painted. Requires little sanding. Stable in service.
||Used for venetian-blind slats, cabinet frames, interior furniture and trim, toys, novelties, turned bowls, food containers (does not impart taste or odor), boxes, pallets, doors, dowels, veneer, and pulp.