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Patagonian Walnut

Patagonian Walnut

Janka Hardness 2800 (what's this? )
Walnut (Patagonian) is 222% as hard as Red Oak (2800 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
    Walnut (Patagonian)
  • Botanical Name
    Tabebuia, heptaphylla
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
    Lapacho
  • Origin
    South America
  • Description
    Walnut (Patagonian) is similar to Brazilian Walnut, but lighter in coloring and with more of a rowed grain curl figure.
  • Stability
    Walnut (Patagonian) is relatively unstable, inferior to Red Oak.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    Walnut (Patagonian) has been associated with respiratory and contact dermatitis allergic reactions. Care should be taken when exposed to the dust of Walnut (Patagonian).
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Walnut (Patagonian) will darken from a fresh milled gold greenish color to a medium brown tone with golden highlights.
  • Color Range
    Walnut (Patagonian) features a color range from golden tan to medium brown, with some pieces featuring deeper brown graining. 

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