Blackwood is 137% as hard as Red Oak (1720 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
- Flooring Trade Name
- Botanical Name
- Lumber Trade Name(s)
Blackwood, Indian Rosewood
Blackwood is quite durable and features attractive ribbon-like graining.
Blackwood demonstrates a high level of stability, superior to Red Oak.
- Safety/Allergic Reactions
Blackwood has been associated with dermatitis and asthma.
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
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- Color Range
Blackwood's color range is from yellowish to pale yellow while the heartwood ranges from a rose color to darker brown with darker streaking.