Ash is a large tree, in favorable conditions it reaches a height of 40 m and a diameter of up to 1.5 m. It grows in temperate latitudes around the world, in Europe such a variety of it as common ash is common. Latin name - Fraxinus excelsior L. Lives up to 300 years. Common ash is a valuable decorative species. Common ash wood is of high quality, strong, hard, resilient, with a beautiful pattern. Heartwood with wide white, slightly yellowish sapwood and light brown heartwood. The transition of the kernel into sapwood is gradual. All vessels are thick-walled. Woody parenchyma surrounds small vessels. The medullary rays are very narrow and numerous. The wood is ring-porous, yellowish in color. Ash wood is very strong, both in compression along the fibers and in static bending and stretching along the fibers. Resistant to influences of environmental factors. Easily machined with cutting tools and well polished. Widely used in the manufacture of skis, oars, and furniture. Recommended for everyday use, ideal for knife handles and hand tools.
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