Brazilian Cherry (Jatoba)
Brazilian Cherry is 224% as hard as Red Oak (2820 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
- Flooring Trade Name
- Botanical Name
- Lumber Trade Name(s)
Jatoba , Paquio in Bolivia, Guapinol in C. America
South America , North America, Central America
Brazilian Cherry (Jatoba) is a hard, heavy, and stong wood. It has a golden luster and an interlocking grain.
Brazilian Cherry demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
- Safety/Allergic Reactions
No information available at this time
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Brazilian Cherry will change over time from a yellow tan salmon color to into a deep rich red color.
- Color Range
Brazilian Cherry (Jatoba) coloring ranges from light yellows and pinkish reds to streaked darker browns.