Evergreen oak / ブナ科 / 日本

Hard tree used for floats
As you can see from writing that it is hard on the tree, the material is very hard, so it is also used for the wheels of the floats. Because it is sticky, has high strength and is excellent in durability, it is used for tools, building materials, beads of Japanese drums and the like. Because it is an evergreen tree, it also functions as a windbreak forest, and raw leaves and raw trees can be difficult to burn, and there is also a function to prevent spread fire of neighboring fires.

山車にも使う堅い木
木に堅いと書くことからも分かるように、材質は非常に堅いため、山車の車輪にも使われる。粘りがあり強度も高く耐久性に優れるため、道具類、建築用材、和太鼓のバチなどに使われる。常緑樹であるために防風林としての機能も果たし、生葉・生木は燃え難いこともあり、隣家火災の延焼を防止する機能もある。