African Blackwood

It is a small tree, reaching 415 m tall, with grey bark and spiny shoots. The leaves are deciduous in the dry season, alternate, 622 cm long, pinnate, with 6-9 alternately arranged leaflets. The flowers are white, produced in dense clusters. The fruit is a pod 37 cm long, containing one to two seeds.

African Blackwood or Mpingo (Dalbergia melanoxylon) is a flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, native to seasonally dry regions of Africa from Senegal east to Eritrea and south to the Transvaal in South Africa. It is a small tree, reaching 415 m tall, with grey bark and spiny shoots. The leaves are deciduous in the dry season, alternate, 622 cm long, pinnate, with 6-9 alternately arranged leaflets. The flowers are white, produced in dense clusters. More

Our African Blackwood Pen Blanks are individually selected for each order to ensure the quality you expect. African Blackwood Pen Blanks for sale: - Quantity Product Price 3/4" x 3/4" x 6" $2. More

African blackwood is not really black, but ranges from dark violet to brownish. If you need a very black wood, please select AA grade ebony. Note that the grading system is not about color but how free of defects the wood is. If you have very specific expectations, be certain to call us for detailed information. More