Known also as American black cherry.
Where it grows
Cherry grows throughout Eastern USA. Main areas are Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and New York States.
red to reddis brown, darkening on exposure
100 ft with diameter 2'-5'
|Average weight at 12% M.C ( kg/m³)||561|
|Specific gravity at 12 % M.C.||0,50|
|Average Volumetric Shrinkage Green to 6 % M.C (%)||9,2|
|Modulus of Elasticity (Mpa)||10,274|
Flooring, joinery and moulding, turning and carving, panelling, doors, cabinets and furniture.
The heartwood is moderately resistant to treatment with preservatives. The wood has medium density and good bending properties.