cherry black species

Species - Domestic

Top portion is finished with water-base finish; bottom with oil-based finish

 

appearance

Color: Heartwood is light to dark reddish brown, lustrous; sapwood is light brown to pale with a light pinkish tone. Some flooring manufacturers steam lumber to bleed the darker heartwood color into the sapwood, resulting in a more uniform color. Color darkens.

Cherry Black Species

Grain: Fine, frequently wavy, uniform texture. Distinctive flake pattern on true quartersawn surfaces. Texture is satiny, with some gum pockets.

 

Variations Within Species and Grades: Significant color variation between boards.

 

appearance

Readily available.

 

origin

North America