Story: Southern beech forest

Red beech flooring

Red beech flooring

When seasoned and prepared correctly, the creamy pink and reddish tones of red beech timber make attractive wall panelling, furniture and polished floors.

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Joanna Orwin, 'Southern beech forest - Beech timber', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 May 2022)

Story by Joanna Orwin, published 24 Sep 2007