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Caribbean Walnut

Caribbean Walnut

Janka Hardness 1400 (what's this? )
Walnut (Caribbean) is 111% as hard as Red Oak (1400 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
    Walnut (Caribbean)
  • Botanical Name
    Lysiloma, bahamensis
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
    Caribbean Walnut
  • Origin
    North America, Central America
  • Description
    Walnut (Caribbean) has medium-textured features and is known for its variegated brown coloring, sometimes with faint striping.
  • Stability
    Walnut (Caribbean) demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    No information available at this time
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Walnut (Caribbean) will exhibit a considerable degree of color change over time.  From fresh milled, when the specie exhibits a wide range of tones, Caribbean Walnut will quickly mute down to a more narrow range of medium brown tones, which then continue
  • Color Range
    Walnut (Caribbean) varies widely in color, which mutes as it ages.

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