Color/Appearance: Heartwood an orange to reddish brown. Yellowish white sapwood is very narrow and well defined against heartwood. Overall appearance and grain pattern similar to ash or oak. Grain/Texture: Grain is straight and porous, with a coarse, uneven texture.
Common Name(s): Kentucky Coffeetree, Coffeetree
Scientific Name: Gymnocladus spp., Gymnocladus dioicus
Distribution: Eastern North America
Tree Size: 65-100 ft (20-30 m) tall, 2-3 ft (.6-1 m) trunk diameter
Average Dried Weight: 42 lbs/ft3 (675 kg/m3)
Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): .53, .67
Janka Hardness: 1,390 lbf (6,180 N)