Eastern United States, North America
Rated as Durable
American Walnut has a faint, mild odor when being worked.
Heartwood can range from a lighter pale brown to a dark chocolate brown with darker brown streaks. Color can sometimes have a grey, purple, or reddish cast. Sapwood is pale yellow-gray to nearly white. Figured grain patterns such as curl, crotch, and burl are also seen.
Preferred choice of those who favour opulence over the ordinary.