Maple, Soft Ambrosia

Common Names: Ambrosia Maple, wormy maple

Region: Temperate regions in the Northern Hemisphere

Janka Hardness: 700 to 950 lbf

Description: Characteristics are similar to soft maple. Ambrosia Maple gets its name from the ambrosia fungus staining the bore paths of the ambrosia beetle. This can create a challenge as these holes will need to be filled during finishing.

Common Uses: Furniture, joinery, flooring, and turning.

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