Pine (Heart) is 73% as hard as Red Oak (910 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
- Flooring Trade Name
- Botanical Name
- Lumber Trade Name(s)
Honduras Heart Pine, Caribbean Heart Pine
North America, Central America
Pine (Heart) is a dense and durable wood that shows dark brown knots. It has bold contrasts in the alternating tones of sapwood and heartwood which give it a dynamic appearance.
Pine (Heart) demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
- Safety/Allergic Reactions
No information available at this time
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Pine (Heart) will amber to a darker yellow-tan color over time.
- Color Range
Pine (Heart) ranges in color from pale straw to deep reddish-orange.