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White Ash Species Details   (Back)

Detailed information pertaining to White Ash (Fraxinus, excelsior) is detailed below:

Specie Names
Lumber Name(s): White Ash.
Grown in: North America.
White Ash is very similar in graining to red oak. It is offered in a selected color sort providing a uniform pale cream coloration which is much lighter than oak.
Color Range and Color Change
Color Range: White Ash varies greatly in color from a blond cream color to the darker tans and browns found closer to the heart of the tree. We offer Ash specially color selected for a uniform light cream color in the upper grades of our SingleStrip & ThinStrip lines. We also offer European Ash in our Tekno line which has the same appearance as American White Ash.
Color Change: White Ash undergoes a medium degree of color change over time by ambering from a pale cream colored when freshly sanded to a more a straw tan color as it ages.
Where to Use
White Ash is used wherever a light colored floor with distinctive graining is desired and may be used residentially and commercially.
Product availability
Available in the following collections: Blue Ridge Mountain, Bucks County.
See a list of all White Ash products.
Hardness Chart
Hardness Chart for White Ash.