The heartwood is yellow to dark brown in color and is resistant to fungi but not insects. The wood is not resistant to the weather but is very durable when placed under water. Due to its slightly murky colour. It is similar to White Oak. It is used in face veneer, furniture, paneling, stairs, parquet, special wood for shipbuilding and pilings, lumber. Chestnut, is easy to stain and can be treated without any difficulty with all kinds of surface finishes. Chestnut can be glued without difficulty. Screw and nail joints hold firmly. Discoloration can occur when coming into contact with metal due to its high tannin content. Kiln drying should be carried out slowly and carefully. There is a tendency to check and warp when dried with circulating air.
Color: Reddish Brown