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Bolivian Cherry

Bolivian Cherry

Janka Hardness 3190 (what's this? )
Cherry (Bolivian) is 253% as hard as Red Oak (3190 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
    Cherry (Bolivian)
  • Botanical Name
    Manilkara, bidentata
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
    Massarasanduba, Chico zapote, Quinilla
  • Origin
    South America , Central America, North America
  • Description
    Cherry (Bolivian) is a dense wood with very fine graining.
  • Stability
    Cherry (Bolivian) demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    Cherry (Bolivian) has been associated with contact dermatitis and respiratory allergic reactions. Extreme care must be taken when coming into contact with Cherry (Bolivian) dust.
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Cherry (Bolivian) darkens slightly over time.
  • Color Range
    Cherry (Bolivian) is generally reddish-brown with tones ranging from medium to deep and dark. 

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