amcherry 2400

American Cherry

Prunus Serotina

The heartwood varies from rich red to reddish brown and will darken on exposure to light. In contrast the sapwood is creamy white. The wood has a fine uniform straight grain, smooth texture, and can contain brown pith flecks and small gum pockets. Also known as Black Cherry.

Origin
North America
Density
561

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
561
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
84
Radial Shrinkage
3%
Hardness (janka) (kN)
4.0
Finish
Excellent
Durability
Non Durable
Machining
Excellent
Split Resistance Screwing
Good
Split Resistance Nailing
Good
Gluing
Good
Growing Region
North America
Specific Gravity
0.50
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
11
Tangential Shrinkage
4%
Stability
Good
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
Yes
Availability
Widely