POPLAR LOGS AND POPLAR LUMBER
Poplar heartwood is usually creamy-white to gray in color, sometimes pale brown or pinkish-brown. The grain is straight and can be woolly. The texture is fine and even.
Tree Size: 50-80 ft (15-25 m) tall, 2-3 ft (.6-1.0 m) trunk diameter
Average Dried Weight: 28 lbs/ft3 (440 kg/m3)
Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): .36, .44
Janka Hardness: 410 lbf (1,820 N)
Modulus of Rupture: 9,430 lbf/in2 (65.0 MPa)
Species: White Poplar
Scientific Names: Populus alba
Due to tough, woolly, non-splintering nature, it is suitable for rough usages such as the bottoms of wagons and carts. Also used in furniture framing, drawers, toys, flooring, boxes and crates, veneers and plywood.