American Cherry


Please refer to The Wood Database for detailed information on this species.

Breathing cherry sawdust has been associated with respiratory effects such as wheezing.  Please refer to Wood Allergies and Toxicity and Wood Dust Safety for more information

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Species Information and Properties
Common Name(s) Black Cherry, Cherry, American Cherry
Scientific Name Prunus serotina
Distribution Eastern North America
Tree Size 50-100 ft (15-30 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter
Janka Hardness 950 lbf (4,230 N)
Average dried weight (12% MC) 35 lbs/ft3 (560 kg/m3)
Density (specific gravity at 12%MC) 0.56
Modulus of Rupture 12,300 lbf/in2 (84.8 MPa)
Modulus of Elasticity (MOE) 1,490,000 lbf/in2 (10.30 GPa)
Crushing Strength 7,110 lbf/in2 (49.0 MPa)
Shrinkage Radial: 3.7%, Tangential: 7.1%, Volumetric: 11.5%, T/R Ratio: 1.9

Additional information

Weight 300 g
Dimensions 150 × 30 × 50 mm