Walnut is a tall tree (10 to 20 meters).
Widespread in France, often alone in meadows.
Altogether, its accounts for 2.400 ha.
It can be harvested after 100 years.
Heartwood is dark yellow to brown with darker veins. It is a straight-grained or slightly wavy wood with medium texture.
Walnut is naturally durable.
It can be used in class 2 (dry atmosphere ).
After treatment, it can be used in class 4 (contact with non-salty water).
Conditions of implementation
Walnut is mainly used by and for layout makers, cabinet-work, furniture and veneer.
It can be easily turned.
Figures given at 12% moisture content
(straight-grain timber and free from defects)