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Chilean Cherry

Chilean Cherry

Janka Hardness 990 (what's this? )
Cherry (Chilean) is 79% as hard as Red Oak (990 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
    Cherry (Chilean)
  • Botanical Name
    Nothofagus, dombeyi
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
    Coigue
  • Origin
    South America
  • Description
    Cherry (Chilean) shows a fine graining and texture with an appearance similar to North American Cherry.
  • Stability
    Cherry (Chilean) demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    No information available at this time
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Cherry (Chilean) exhibits a medium degree of color change over time, first darkening to a medium pinkish-red color and then ambering slightly.
  • Color Range
    Cherry (Chilean) is found in colors ranging from light tan to pale pink. Lower grade Chilean Cherry can feature cream or gray streaking.

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