European cherry

European cherry

European cherry

Wood species / Trade name:

European cherry


  • German: Europäischer Kirschbaum
  • French: Merisier Européen
  • Chinese: 欧洲樱桃

Botanical name:

Prunus avium L.

Character / Color:

European cherry has become a much sought-after species of wood. It is known for its beautiful color and velvety luster, which takes on warm reddish and golden brown tones, depending on the way the wood is influenced by light. The fine grain results in an elegant structure that appears as a delicate figure or understated stripes on the long side. Overall, cherry radiates a characteristic but not an overpowering atmosphere.

Main occurence:

Asia, Europe


Musical instruments, Furniture, Interior woodwork, Doors





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