The Wood:

Extremely popular with cabinet makers. Cherry is easy to work, fine textured, strong and fairly durable. Highly rated in all woodworking properties including wood bending and turning. Becomes darker and richer with age. Density 650kg/m3.

Cherry tree in Germany ready for harvest

The Tree:

 Reaches heights of up to 100 feet (30m), about 80 feet (24m) average, with a tall trunk of about 24 inches (610mm) in diameter.


 Reddish-brown with a golden lustre.

Typical uses:

 Exclusive furniture, cabinets, joinery and table tops.

Source region:

 North America