Kentucky Coffeetree

Kentucky Coffeetree

Scientific Name: Gymnocladus spp.
Location: Eastern North America
Dried Weight: 42lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 1,385lbf
Crushing Strength: 6,600lbf /in2

 

Kentucky Coffeetree has a heartwood that is orange to reddish brown in color and a sapwood that is yellowish white color. The grain is straight and porous and it has a coarse uneven texture. The end grain is ring-porous. Kentucky is moderately durable to very durable in regards to decay. It is a good wood to work with and glues, stains, and finishes well.

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