On the flatsawn face of the heartwood, there is a chicken wing The American Black walnut was usually called American walnut, or Black walnut for short. Native in North America only, very different from European walnut varieties, some of which are grown in Ontario, Canada, but not enough for commercial harvesting. Usually grown in the same area as juglans cinerea or white walnut.
The specific gravity of the wood is about 0.64. The wood grain is rough but uniform. Wood has good dimensional stability after drying.
One of the most important uses of walnut is the application of walnut veneer and solid wood sawn wood. This contrasts sharply with other tree species, especially locust wood, maple and oak. American walnut can be replaced by American eucalyptus , because the latter one also has similar wood-grain pattern. However, eucalyptus only match with the walnut by dyeing.
USA Black Walnut