Acacia quarter cut veneer heartwood is golden brown, has straight to wavy grain and a smooth, fine texture.
Common Uses: Architectural panels, boat building and furniture, as well as musical instruments.
Other Names: Early Black Wattle, Green Wattle.
The Tree: A fast growing tree native to Australia, typically reaching heights between 15-50 feet.
A Little History: Acacia flowers are edible and often used in fritters. These flowers can also be used to create yellow dye, while the seed pods produce green dye. Another product from the tree, wattle gum, can be used in the production of fruit jellies.
Region: Australia & Oceana