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Wood Species - Brazilian Cherry

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Brazilian Cherry

Jatoba Hymenaea courbaril


Color: Sapwood is gray-white; heartwood is salmon red to orange-brown when fresh, and becomes russet or reddish brown when seasoned; often marked with dark streaks.

Grain: Mostly interlocked; texture is medium to rather coarse.

Variations in Species and Grade: Moderate to high color variation


Hardness/Janka: 2820, 119% harder than Northern red oak 

Dimensional Stability: Average (8.5, 1% more stable than red oak) However actual installations have shown significant movement. Longer-than-normal acclimation time is recommended



Wood flooring pictured on this site are representations of the actual product, and therefore may vary in appearance.

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