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Veneer Walnut americanBack
Up to 40 m high tree with diameters up to 250 cm. Shaft mostly knotless up to about 8 m. Bark with small scales, peeling deep fissures, of dark grey colour.
Tradenames and other names
Bot. Name: Juglans nigra
Tradename De: Schwarznuss, Aminuss, Amerikanischer Nussbaum
Tradename En: Black Walnut, American Walnut
Raw density: 580 - 650 Kg/m3
The American walnut tree grows in North America. It is widespread in the southeast of Canada, the midwest and the northeast of the USA.
Characteristic and wood color
Sapwood and heartwood sharply separated. The sapwood is almost white and narrow in forest trees - about 2.5 cm -, but in free standing - up to 8 cm.- The heartwood shades from light brown, slightly purple to deep dark brown, in forest trees deep chocolate, silky shine. Fork branches and root pieces are nicely wavy and grained. Pores large, clear, evenly distributed. Fibre and colour deviations are frequent.