Chestnut (Southern) is 212% as hard as Red Oak (2670 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
- Flooring Trade Name
- Botanical Name
- Lumber Trade Name(s)
Southern Chestnut, Chichi pâté, Cencero
North America, Central America
Chestnut (Southern) is a very hard word, with an exceptionally fine texture and is known for its attractive gold tannish brown shading.
Chestnut (Southern) demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
- Safety/Allergic Reactions
No information available at this time
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Chestnut (Southern) quickly changes in color from a golden tan color when freshly milled to a medium chestnut brown color. At the same time the color range present when freshly milled mutes down in a more uniform medium chestnut brown color range.
- Color Range
Chestnut (Southern) has a color range that can vary from golden tan brown to medium tan and chestnut brown shades.