Formal Name: Prunus serotina
Color: Heartwood varies from rich red to reddish brown and will darken with age and on exposure to light. Sapwood is creamy white. May naturally contain brown pith flecks and small gum pockets.
Workability: Easy to machine, nails and glues well and when sanded and stained, it produces an excellent smooth finish.
Physical Properties: Medium density with good bending properties, Low stiffness and Medium strength and shock resistance.