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Lenga Description

Fireland Cherry A.K.A. Patagonian Cherry

(Nothofagus pumilio)

Lenga is similar in grain and color to American Alder and American Cherry. Cascade recognized the similarity between Alder and Lenga decades ago and is now bringing it to market in large volumes. The Cascade Lenga is being harvested from vast company-owned and managed timberlands. Lenga has a moderate difference between heartwood and sapwood. It is a native species to a region encompassing Southern Argentina and Chile, with heavy concentrations in the area of Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia. Lenga is known in many countries as Fireland or Patagonian Cherry.

16″ – 48″ Diameter
(400mm – 1200mm)

Optimal Harvest Age
50-80 Years

60′- 100′ Tall
(18m – 30m)

Board Type



Cutting Face