Maple is known to be great for charm work and levitation. Maple is also known for being the wood of longevity. Black Walnut is known for its protective nature which makes it perfect for security against the dark arts. Professor McGonagall is written to use a wand similar to this one.
What is included with your wand? Your Alivans wand comes complete with two piece blue Collectors Box, Velvet Wand Satchel with satin lining (embroidered with gold Alivans crest)...and a numbered Certificate of Authenticity which (on the back side) details the magical properties of your chosen hardwood.