English Yew (Taxus Baccata)
The English , Taxus Baccata, is found on the chalk hangers that dissect the landscape. Yew, once used to provide the english armies with long bows, is an exceptionally robust wood which is mainly due to its extended period of slow growth. Its fine grain is alive with knots swirling in orange and purple hues and fringed with a lively yellow sap wood.
Sierra Buckeye (Aesculus Californica)
Sierra Buckeye found between 1000 - 3000 feet on the slopes of the Sierra Neveda, California. The tree is felled on farmland as the seed is poisonous to the grazing cattle.
As its name denotes the tree originates from the Everglades of Florida. Here, Government and environmental controls govern its cultivation for commercial use. The wood is then kiln dried before being shipped to England.
Actinic Ecommerce and Actinic optimization (SEO) by CJS UK Ltd.