How many years has nanmu become a timber?

Best answer: 50~60 years. It is a unique and precious wood in Jin Sinan. Representing the species nanmu, originally called “Phoebe zhennan”. Big tree, more than 30 meters high, with straight trunk. Wild species are more common in broad-leaved forests below 1500 meters above sea level. Mainly produced in Sichuan, western Hubei, Yunnan, Guizhou and provinces south of Yangtze River. According to records, among all the Jin Sinan woods, Jin Sinan in Sichuan has the best material. It is a national second-class protected plant in China.

1. It takes 50~60 years for Phoebe bournei to become a timber, and Jin Sinan is a unique and precious timber in China. Representing the species nanmu, originally called “Phoebe zhennan”. Big tree, more than 30 meters high, with straight trunk. Branchlets are usually thin, angular or nearly cylindrical, and are grayish yellow or grayish brown villous or pubescent. The leaves are leathery, oval, 7-11 cm long and 2.5-4 cm wide. The upper part is bright and hairless or pilose along the lower part of midvein, and the lower part is densely pubescent. The cymose panicles are very developed and coated. Each umbel has 3-6 flowers, which are medium in size and 3-4 mm long. Fruit oval, leathery, clingy, pubescent on both sides or puberulent on the outside.

2. Wild or cultivated; Wild species are more common in broad-leaved forests below 1500 meters above sea level. Mainly produced in Sichuan, western Hubei, Yunnan, Guizhou and provinces south of Yangtze River. According to records, among all the Jin Sinan woods, Jin Sinan in Sichuan has the best material. It is a national second-class protected plant in China.

3. Wood has aroma, straight texture and fine structure, and is not easy to deform and crack. It is an excellent wood for architecture and high-grade furniture. Historically, nanmu with golden silk was specially used for the buildings and furniture of royal palaces and a few temples. The crystal in Jin Sinan wood is obviously more than that in common nanmu, and the surface of the wood is glittering in the sun, with golden thread emerging and elegant fragrance.

4. Jin Sinan is nanmu with gold silk and satin luster in some materials. Jin Sinan in a broad sense refers to nanmu, all of which are called Jin Sinan. According to the industry tradition, ancient nanmu with golden silk refers to Phoebe bournei, Phoebe zhennan and Minnan.

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