Cheesewood - Pittosporum bicolour
Cheesewood is a small understorey tree of the wet eucalypt forests from the wetter regions of Tasmania. It has been described as the whitest Tasmanian wood although it does vary from cream to white. It is very hard and has been found to be excellent for kitchen utensils, see the Indeco web site.
Availability: Very rare. May be available from IST Smithton, contact Stuart Swanson tel 0428 467 408.