Wood lexicon Types of wood


[Juglans regia L.: Family: Juglandaceae]; Trade name walnut



Europe, North Africa and Asia

bulk density

680 kg / m³

durability class


radial shrinkage

0,18 - 0,23%

Tangential shrinkage

0,25 - 0,3%

wood color

light gray to dark brown

wood structure

Tree ring boundaries clear, vessels arranged coarsely and with semi-annular pores


furniture industry; in sophisticated interior design

Walnut is still one of the most highly valued interior woods in Europe. However, uses and sources have changed, the technical uses have declined, the decorative ones predominate and are largely covered by the American walnut.

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