Frank Rizzo asked in Environment · 1 decade ago

What is cork made out of?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    It's made out of trees! That's right. Cork Oak trees, to be specific. They grow in many places, but Portugal leads production of cork.

  • Som™
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    1 decade ago

    Cork material is a subset of generic cork tissue, harvested for commercial use primarily from the Cork Oak tree, Quercus suber, with Portugal producing most cork worldwide. Cork consists mostly of suberin.

  • 4 years ago

    A cork is made out of cork. It is a type of wood.

  • 4 years ago

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    It is found in cork trees and is made of special light-weight, water-resistant cells seperating the outer bark of the cork tree from the inner bark.

  • 1 decade ago

    Cork is often found between the bark and the phloem of a tree. This is called the cork cambium and is functional in providing tought protection to the tree. Other names for this are bark cambium, pericambium, and phellogen.

  • 1 decade ago

    CORK TREES.

    Cork - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Cork (material), a material used for bottle stoppers and noteboards; Cork is often used to refer to a stopper (plug). In botany ...

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cork - 16k -

  • 1 decade ago

    The bark of the cork tree.

  • 1 decade ago

    CORK IS ACTUALLY NATURALLY OCCURRING IN NATURE. CHECK DISCOVERYCHANNEL.CA TO CHECK IT OUT

  • 1 decade ago

    Oak tree wood.

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