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Walnut ranges from the east coast to the great plains and from Texas and Georgia north to central Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Southern Ontario.
The tree is reported to mature to heights of 100-120 feet tall.
The heartwood can range from a pale brown to dark chocolate with dark brown/purple streaks.
Walnut’s grain is usually straight, but can be irregular. The growth rings are very distinct making walnut one of the few species classified as a semi-ring porous wood.
Walnut has a straight grain making it easy to work with It also glues, stains and finishes well.
The wood is used for furniture, cabinetry, veneer and other small wooden objects.
Walnut is very popular and widely available.