Rosewood (Bolivian) is 141% as hard as Red Oak (1780 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
- Flooring Trade Name
- Botanical Name
- Lumber Trade Name(s)
Morado , Moradillo, Santos Palisander
Rosewood (Bolivian) has hard and dense features and is known for its striped appearance and bold coloring.
Rosewood (Bolivian) demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
- Safety/Allergic Reactions
Rosewood (Bolivian) has been associated with contact dermatitis and respiratory reactions when coming into contact with the dust. Extreme care must be taken when cutting or sanding this wood.
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Rosewood (Bolivian) is photo-sensitive.
- Color Range
Rosewood (Bolivian) ranges from light to medium browns to almost deeper shades of black, brown, and purple, often topped with black striping.