Walnut trees have been cultivated for thousands of years, with the three main species consisting of the English (or Persian) walnut, the black walnut, and the white walnut
The white walnut
(or butternut) makes oil and is occasionally used in cooking.
General Manager of White Walnut
Farms LLC, a director of The Williams Cos.
In fact, many people call butternut the white walnut
, a reference to its wood of light weight and color that has excellent working qualities, beautiful grain, and a natural sheen.
Instead of using endangered wood species such as mahogany and ironwood, all of the hardwood surfaces are Sapele, also known as African White Walnut
, a renewable resource with handsome graining that offers the exceptional workability and stability required for fine furniture.