AHEC

American Cherry

Black Cherry
Species Name

Prunus Serotina

Other Names

Black Cherry, Cabinet Cherry

Country of Origin

United States

Mainly used for
Interior joinery & furniture
Cabinetmaking
Boatbuilding
Musical instruments
Turning & carving

The heartwood of American cherry varies from rich red to reddish-brown, which will darken with age and exposure to light. It has a fine, straight, close grain with a smooth texture and distinctive narrow brown pith flecks and small gum pockets. Sapwood is creamy white.

Interior Timbers Options