Bubinga is 157% as hard as Red Oak (1980 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
- Flooring Trade Name
- Botanical Name
- Lumber Trade Name(s)
Bubinga, African Rosewood
Bubinga demonstrates an even grain and texture. When quarter-sawn, Bubinga shows a flame shape and when flat-sawn, it shows a rosewood grain.
Bubinga demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
- Safety/Allergic Reactions
No information available at this time
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Bubinga undergoes a medium degree of color change, from a pinkish rose color when freshly milled to a burgundy red color when fully aged.
- Color Range
Bubinga features uniform coloration ranging through pinks reds and reddish browns, with a light red and purple veining.