Brazilian cherry (jatoba)

Brazilian cherry (jatoba) 2018-07-19T11:58:11-05:00


Color: Sapwood is gray-white; heartwood is salmon red to orange-brown when fresh, and becomes russet or reddish brown when seasoned; often marked with dark streaks.

Grain: Mostly interlocked; texture is medium to rather coarse.
Variations Within Species And Grades: Moderate to high color variation.


Hardness/Janka: Janka:2820; 119% harder than Northern red oak.
Dimensional Stability: Average (8.5; 1% more stable than Northern red oak). However, actual installations have shown significant movement. Longer-than-normal acclimation time is recommended.

Origin: South America