Status: Secure and widely available.
Other Common Names: Silver Maple
Found in Eastern North America, this member of the Sapindaceae family (Acer) grows to 50-80 feet in height and 2-3 feet in diameter.
Both Sapwood and Heartwood are a creamy white to light reddish with a fine grain.
Moderately Dense, machines well and turns beautifully Specific Gravity: .44-.56. Avg. Dry Weight: 33 pounds per cubic foot.
Takes a finish easily.
Used to make Cabinetry and furniture.
|Ambrosia Maple - Formed when the ambrosia beetle larvae bore into soft maples and allow fungus colonies to spault the wood.|