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- Common Name(s)
- Black Cherry, Cherry, American Cherry
- Scientific Name
- Prunus serotina
- Tree Distribution
- Eastern North America
- Tree Size
- 50-100 ft. tall, 3-5 ft. trunk diameter
- Janka Hardness
- 950 lbf
- Heartwood is a light pinkish brown when freshly cut, darkening to a medium reddish brown with time and upon exposure to light. Sapwood is a pale yellowish color.
- Grain / Texture
- The grain is usually straight and easy to work—with the exception of figured pieces with curly grain patterns. Has a fine, even texture with moderate natural luster.
- Pricing / Availability
- Since Cherry is a domestic lumber, prices should be moderate, though it should typically cost more than oak or maple, usually close to the price of walnut.
- Information cited from Wood-Database.com