Poplar, Yellow

  • Latin name: Liriodendron tulipifera
  • Common name(s): Yellow Poplar, Tulipwood, American Whitewood, Canary Wood, Canoe Wood
  • Sources: Eastern North America

CHARACTERISTICS: Soft yellow sapwood contrasting with gray to gray green to almost black heartwood on a smooth texture surface with subtle growth ring appearance.

COMMON CUTS: Rotary

JANKA HARDNESS: 540

SUSTAINABILITY: Secure

USES: Utility panels, some cabinetry, millwork, moldings, and furniture frames.

AVAILABILITY: Readily available

PRICE: $