Pear

Pear

Pear

Wood species / Trade name:

Pear, Checker tree, service berry

Names:

  • German: Birnbaum
  • French: Poirier
  • Chinese: 梨木

Botanical name:

Pirus communis

Character / Color:

The pear tree has diffuse-porous and fine-grained wood.  A generally uniform and plain texture which is subtly grainy and partially flamy lends the wood beauty and a decorative note. The often pith-marked wood occurs in colors from pale to light reddish-brown or has an intense red coloring approaching light violet. Overall, the texture of the wood resembles that of the Elsbeere, which is also known as Swiss pearwood.

Main occurence:

Europe

Usage:

Musical instruments, Furniture, Interior woodwork

Availability

2

Pricegroup

3

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