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White Oak

White Oak is a hard, strong wood species with a long, straight grain. The wood has a pale brown tone that turns a yellow amber color over time. Oak is the most popular choice for flooring and furniture in Europe and the USA.

White Oak (Lat. Quercus robur)

Family: Beech (Lat. Fagaceae)
Size: White Oak can grow up to 98ft (30 m) in height. The trunk can grow to around 33ft (10 m) in circumference.
Ready to fell: 50-150 years
Origin of Kährs Oak flooring: Sweden, France, China and Russia
Hardness: Hard, dense and strong. Brinell value: 3.7
Color change: Medium-strong. White Oak darkens gently over the years and takes on an amber-like tone.