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  • n  the older inactive central wood of a tree or woody plant; usually darker and denser than the surrounding sapwood

  • A thin, spidery crack traces through the heartwood, then out through 80 or 90 years of growth rings to the ridged, slightly greenish bark.
  • After all, the tree has been growing through the centuries just for this moment and this royal purposeto enclose in its sun-yellowed heartwood the body of its predestined King.
News & Articles

  • Peter Schaner, 81
    Peter H. Schaner, 81, died at Heartwood Lodge in Spring Lake.
    June 15, 2013 - The Holland Sentinel
  • Tower Street Stringband to play Heartwood's Youth Music series
    The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail will present a concert by the Tower Street Stringband on Thursday, June 13 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Heartwood: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Gateway in A
    June 13, 2013 - The Bland County Messenger

  • Alan Kennedy in Brand Republic
    Alan Kennedy, director of communications and engagement at The Woodland Trust, said: "We have ambitious plans for the future, such as the creation of Heartwood Forest, the largest new native forest in England. We need to ensure we are using the...

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