SCIENTIFIC NAME: Prunus domestica
DESCRIPTION: It has a density of 610-630 Kg/m3. It is a soft wood, with uneven grains, reddish yellow or brown color. It has a fine texture with close grain and a slight natural luster.
RECOMMENDATIONS: The areas with straight and clear grain are easy to work with hand or machine tools. Care must be taken when surfacing irregular grain or knots to avoid tearout. Plum Wood glues, turns, and finishes well.
USE: It is used in cabinetmaking and turnery, as well to make knife handles.