Mulberry

mulberry

Scientific Name: Morus spp.
Location: Red Mulberry native to southeastern USA, other species found worldwide
Dried Weight: 43lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 1,680lbf
Crushing Strength: 6,990lbf /in2

Mulberry has a heartwood with a golden brown color which will darken to a medium reddish brown color with age. The sapwood is a pale yellowish white color. The grain is straight and it has a uniform medium texture. The wood gives off a good natural lustre. The end grain is ring-porous. Mulberry is rated as a very durable wood in regards to decay. It is fair to work with and turns, glues, and finishes well.

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