Cherry (Caribbean) is 214% as hard as Red Oak (2700 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
- Flooring Trade Name
- Botanical Name
- Lumber Trade Name(s)
Machiche , Black Cabbage Bark
North America, Central America
Cherry (Caribbean) is a very dense wood with a coarse texture, low to medium luster, and a straight to irregular interlocked grain.
Cherry (Caribbean) demonstrates a high level of stability, superior to Red Oak.
- Safety/Allergic Reactions
No information available at this time
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Cherry (Caribbean) undergoes a medium degree of color change, with some muting of the color variation and with the darkening of the lighter pieces to more uniform reddish brown color.
- Color Range
Cherry (Caribbean) features a range of colors from yellowish tan to medium brownish reds and deep dark reds.