Scientific Name: Carya

Other Names: Pecan

Type: Domestic Hardwood

Origin: Eastern US

Appearance: Heartwood is reddish-brown to dark brown with creamy-white sapwood.

Characteristics: Coarse texture with grain varying from straight to wavy or irregular. Strong and tough. Hard to nail without splitting. A "calico" color sort is poplular for it's unique mix of heart and sapwood.

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Weight (lbs/sf) Machining Finishing Hardness (psi) MOE (million psi) MOR (psi)
4.1 Fair Fair 1570 2.19 19800

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