Jatoba Hardwood Floors
(hymenaea courbaril L)
Relative hardness: 2820
Characteristics: Jatoba’s heartwood has a reddish brown with dark streaks, becoming dark brownish red, sharply demarcated from the pale brown sapwood, grain interlocked from the pale brown sapwood. Grain interlocked, texture medium, not distinctive odor and taste when dry.
Preservation: heartwood not treatable with creosote or CCA-A, even with pressure-vacuum systems.
Durability: heartwood very resistant to fungi and termites which makes it great for flooring in the Ottawa region. The Sapwood can be easily attacked.
Low resistance to marine borers.
Wood From: South America
Colors not exactly as shown
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