Ash (Silky) is 116% as hard as Red Oak (1460 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak)
- Flooring Trade Name
- Botanical Name
- Lumber Trade Name(s)
South America , Central America
Ash (Silky) has a medium-grain with a low-to-high luster, straight or uniformly interlocked graining, and a medium texture.
Ash (Silky) demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
- Safety/Allergic Reactions
No information available at this time
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Ash (Silky) exhibits a medium degree of color change as this wood ages to a slightly darker tan color over time.
- Color Range
Ash (Silky) color range is from light straw yellow to medium brown.