Tulip Wood, Tulipwood, Balsam Poplar, Canary Whitewood and various
varieties of Aspen.
Yellow poplar trees grow taller than any other U.S. hardwood
species and they are members of the magnolia family. The bark, leaves,
flowers, fruit and roots contain pharmaceuticals. Poplar is the
state tree of Indiana, Kentucky and
Did You Know?
The poplar tree is rarely attacked by parasites.
Widespread throughout Eastern U.S. Tree heights can reach 150
Light construction, furniture, kitchen cabinets, doors, musical
instruments, exterior trim and siding, paneling, mouldings and millwork,
edge-glued panels, turnings and carvings.
11.2 percent of total U.S. hardwoods commercially available.
The sapwood is creamy white and may be streaked, with the heartwood
varying from pale yellowish brown to olive green. The green color
in the heartwood will tend to darken on exposure to light and turn
brown. The wood has a medium to fine texture and is straight-grained;
has a comparatively uniform texture.
Very widely available.
Ash • Beech • Brazilian Cherry • Brazilian Walnut • Aromatic Cedar • Cherry • Coffeenut • Cypress • Hickory • Hard Maple • Poplar • Red Elm • Red Oak • Sassafras • Soft Maple • Walnut • White Oak • White Pine • Yellow Pine • Heart Pine