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Is ginkgo heartwood rot/termite resistant?

designerbuilders29 | Posted in Green Products and Materials on

I have some ginkgo tree that was felled naturally, it has been milled and air dryed for over a year. Can I use it for a fencing project? Is sassafras rot resistant?

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    Martin Holladay | | #1

    According to the US Forest Products Lab, sassafras wood is falls into the "resistant or very resistant" [to decay] category. I could not locate any information on the rot resistance of ginkgo.

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