Woodworking with Cherry | Popular Woodworking
Scientific Name: Prunus serotina
Other common names: Black cherry, cabinet cherry
Growing regions: The Eastern half of the United States, plus Arizona and New Mexico; and Mexico and Canada
Tree Characteristics: Moderate size, reaching 70 feet in height, with a trunk about 20 inches in diameter
Wood Characteristics: Heartwood varies from rich red to reddish-brown with narrow brown flecks and some small gum pockets.