American Cherry

The heartwood of cherry 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 may naturally contain brown pith flecks and small gum pockets

Available Grades & Specification

Grades: FAS/FAS1F, Various colour grades

Scientific name
Prunus serotina
Trade Names
Black Cherry
Other Names
American black cherry, Black cherry, Cabinet cherry, Capollin, Capuli, Capulin, Capulin cherry, Cerezo, Cerezo de Los Andes, Cherry, Chisos wild cherry, Choke cherry, Chokecherry, Detze, Edwards Plateau cherry, Escarpment cherry, Ghoto, Gila chokecherry, Mountain black cherry, Muji, New England mahogany, Pa-kshmuk, Plum, Rum cherry, Southwestern chokecherry, Spate traubenkirsche, Tnunday, Whiskey cherry, Wild black cherry, Wild cherry, Xeugua
Where does it grow
Canada, USA
Common Uses
Bedroom suites, Boat building, Bobbins, Cabinetmaking, Canoes, Carvings, Caskets, Chairs, Chests, Coffins, Core Stock, Decorative veneer, Desks, Dining-room furniture, Dowell pins, Dowells, Drawer sides, Drum sticks, Figured veneer, Fine furniture, Handles: general, Hatracks, Interior construction, Interior trim, Joinery, Kitchen cabinets, Lifeboats, Living-room suites, Mathematical instruments, Millwork, Mouldings, Musical instruments , Panelling, Plywood, Scientific instruments, Sculpture, Skis, Toys, Turnery, Veneer.
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American Cherry
American Cherry
Conservation Status
Source: NatureServe
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