Acacia quarter cut wood veneer heartwood is golden brown and the sapwood is usually a creamy white or light yellow. The grain is straight to wavy and has a smooth, fine texture. Highly lustrous.
Common Uses for Acacia Quarter Cut Wood Veneer: Architectural panels, fine furniture, cabinetry, yacht and aircraft interiors, as well as musical instruments.
Other Name(s): Early Black Wattle, Green Wattle.
The Tree: Acacia wood veneer comes from the fast growing tree that is native to Australia. This tree typically reaches heights between 15-50 feet with trunk diameters reportedly between 10-20 feet. Adapts easily to cultivation worldwide, growing very quickly.
A Little History: The flowers are edible and often used in fritters. They are also used to create yellow dye, while the seed pods make green dye. Another product from the tree, wattle gum, can be used in the production of fruit jellies. The Acacia family includes over 1,200 species worldwide!
Region: Australia & Oceana