Latin Name: Salix nigra
Family: Salicaceae - the Willow family
Other Common Name(s): Black Willow, Dudley Willow, Goodding Willow, Sauce, Saule, Sauz, Southwestern Black Willow, Swamp Willow, Weide, Western Black Willow, Wilg
Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use
Interior Use Only
Furniture, Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings
Willow typically grows in the southern United States, and like swampy wet soil.
General Description: The sapwood is white to a light tan color. The heartwood is gray or reddish-brown with dark streaks. The gain is somewhat interlocked and has a uniform texture.
Price Range ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive):
Weight (lbs/BF): 2.335
Specific Gravity: 0.36-0.39
Modulus of Rupture (psi): 4,800-7,800
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi): 790-1,010
Side Hardness (lbs): 1250
Not currently in stock, commercial quantities are limited. Please contact us to discuss alternate species.