The colors of the ash tree go from cream to light brown. It is a hard, tightly structured and heavy wood type. It is easily processed but difficult to split. It is not affected much by insects and microorganisms, but it is not very resistant to the damaging effects of air. It is very durable in dry environments. In order to be suitable for outdoor use, it must be subjected to thermowood treatment.

It is generally used in the manufacture of tool handles because it is very durable and has a very high bending resistance. In addition to its durability, it is also used in the construction of sports equipment such as hockey, baseball, billiards and cricket bats, as it is a wood suitable for turning and handicrafts. As it is preferred in interior architecture, it is also a decorative and solid product due to its color in the furniture industry.