where does oak grow?

Tropical hardwoods like oakwood grow in tropical climates. Originally from the Northern Hemisphere, oak is native to North America, Asia, North Africa, and Europe.

Therefore, North America has the most species of Oak, while China ranks second.

In India, oak forests make up a significant portion of the Pir Panjal Himalayas in Jammu and Kashmir, according to studies held by Jazib and Rather in 2015. More about Oakwood

The use of oakwood in construction dates back hundreds of years. It takes 150 years for oak trees to produce wood that can be used for construction.

 There are more than 600 species of oak wood.

The popular species of oak wood are as follows:

  • Red Oak
  • White Oak
  • Chestnut Oak
  • Scarlet Oak
  • European Oak
  • Bur Oak
  • Willow Oak
  • Pin Oak

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