Brown ash

Brown ash

Brown ash

Wood species / Trade name:

Brown ash, Olive ash


  • German: Olivesche
  • French: Frêne Olivier
  • Chinese: 橄榄白栓

Botanical name:

Fraxinus ssp.

Character / Color:

Olive ash is a very decorative variety of veneer. It owes its name to the unusual color, which unlike the brown core of the heartwood, resembles the hue of the olive tree. Characteristic of this wood are the highly visible wavy zones of alternating olive or dark brown and whitish yellow tones which present an eye-catching and vivid striped grain on the radial surface.

Main occurence:

Europe, Asia


Furniture, Interior woodwork, Doors





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