Scientific Name: Prunus Serotina

Other Names: Black Cherry

Type: Domestic Hardwood

Origin: Eastern US

Appearance: Pale pinkish-orange to reddish-brown heartwood with creamy-white sapwood.

Characteristics: Straight grain with a fine, smooth texture. Sometimes characterized by small brown-black gum pockets. Machines and stains well. Fine furniture wood which turns darker with age.

Browse Species List:

Weight (lbs/sf) Machining Finishing Hardness (psi) MOE (million psi) MOR (psi)
3.1 Excellent Excellent 950 1.49 12300

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