フッケンヒバ
フッケンヒバ

フッケンヒバ

  • Fokienia hodginsii
  • ヒノキ科フッケンヒバ属
  • 中国

日本の寺社仏閣も支える木

ラオスヒノキの別名。中国の福建省が産地の為、フッケンヒバとも呼ばれている。
日本の桧と比べて木目が細かく、日本の寺社仏閣建築や和風高級建築にも使用される。
また、木の中の油分が多く水に強いため脱衣場などの水回りにも最適。

Trees that support Japanese temples and shrines

Another name for Laos Hinoki. Because Fujian Province of China is the production area, it is also called Hooken Hiva.
Compared with Japanese cypress, the grain is finer and it is also used for temples and temples in Japan and high-class Japanese style buildings.
Also, it is ideal for water surroundings such as clothes halls because it has a lot of oil in trees and is strong against water.