Black poplar wood is soft but easy to process and very often used in carpentry or veneer production. The color of the wood is light yellow with the characteristic dark knots in the wood, which is called gleaming or cheerful. Black poplar is generally brighter the more prized and gives the whole texture a nicer look.
Black poplar (Populus nigra L.), also called mazer or Mappa Burl is a characteristic wood species that grows in moist areas and on the banks of lowland rivers and lakes. Black poplar tree is very popular and has a characteristic appearance that cannot be mixed with other species.