Cherry is a hard, stylish wood with a reddish appearance. It has a fine pattern, with a straight grain. The heartwood varies from a deep red, to a rich reddish-brown. Few wood species undergo as great a color transformation as Cherry, as the wood darkens dramatically, becoming a dark reddish-brown color.
Cherry (Lat. Prunus Serotina)
Family: Rose (Lat. Rosaceae)
Size: 15-30 m. The trunk can grow to around 1.2 m in circumference.
Origin of Kährs Cherry flooring: USA
Hardness: Softer than Oak. Brinell value: 3.6
Colour change: Pronounced change from pinkish hues to deeper reddish tones.
Random fact: Every year, the World Championships in Cherry Stone Spitting take place in Skara, Västergötland. The record is 15.94 m!