Alder wood flooring has a nice color and rustic appearance. It has a very consistent color with little distinction between the sapwood and heartwood. It is similar to fir in durability, and very light.

Want to know if a custom alder floor is right for you? Tell us about your project and we can walk you through all of the possibilities.

These samples show some of the many options and textures available for alder:


Species: Alder
Weight: 1.8 lb./Sq. Ft.
Standard Dimensions:
a. Thickness: ¾”
b. Width: 3” – 5” – Call for wider available widths.
c. Length: 1’ – 10’ with high % of long lengths. No more than 10% of total footage under 4’ in length.
Hardness Rating:
590 (Janka scale)
Character marks such as knots, checks/cracks, sap, and natural color and grain patterns will vary in each plank within a sample. Therefore, your floor may vary somewhat from samples and pictures shown.

Texturewood® flooring products are processed from solid kiln-dried stock lumber. These flooring materials should be acclimatized and installed in accordance with the National Wood Flooring Association recommendations. As each installation is unique, we urge you to contact a professional flooring installer for recommendations concerning jobsite evaluation and installation. Please contact your Texturewood® representative with any questions, or go to our installation page for general tips and guidelines on installation.