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Is black walnut wood valuable?
Last Updated: 27th January, 2020
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Moreover, how much is a black walnut tree worth?
When it comes to selling black walnut trees that have a lumber quality grade, one that has a 14 inch diameter and a 16-feet log can have as much as 50 board feet. Since each board feet has an average value of $1.00, you can get as much as $50 for this specific tree.
One may also ask, are black walnuts worth any money? Find some extra income when you find Black Walnuts! Beginning October 1, 2016, American Black Walnuts are worth the highest price in history: $15 per hundred pounds (after hulling) in states west of the Mississippi and $14 per hundred pounds (after hulling) in states east of the Mississippi.
Also know, how much is a board foot of Black Walnut worth?
A recent price survey revealed that high-quality, two-inch-thick Black Walnut lumber was selling for $11 per board foot, making it 70% more expensive than Cherry – another American favorite; and double the price of Maple – America's most popular hardwood.
Why is black walnut so expensive?
Walnut is more expensive as it is a bit rarer due to natural limitations such as size. Ash, Maple, and Cherry are more abundant as they grow larger but have highly sought after aesthetics in the grain which make them less expensive than Walnut but more expensive than some hardwoods.