Durian

Durio, Neesia, Coelostegia Spp
durian 2400
Durio, Neesia, Coelostegia Spp

Sapwood is only moderately well defined in Coelostegia but well defined in Durio and Neesia. Heartwood is pink brown, grey brown , brown with a red tinge or light orange brown. Grain is straight to slightly interlocked. Texture is moderately coarse and even in Neesia but uneven in Durio and Coelostegia.

Properties

DENSITY 650
MODULUS OF RUPTURE MPA DRY 95
RADIAL SHRINKAGE 2.5%
HARDNESS (JANKA) (kN) 6.0
FINISH Good
DURABILITY Non Durable
MACHINING Good
SPLIT RESISTANCE Fair
SPLIT RESISTANCE Good
GLUING Fair
GROWING REGION Asia Pacific
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 0.65
MODULUS OF ELASTICITY GPA DRY 16
TANGENTIAL SHRINKAGE 4%
STABILITY Good
AVAILABILITY Available
SUSCEPTIBLE TO LYCTUS BORER Yes

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