Color: Can vary from light yellowish tan with green overtones to almost blackish brown; exhibits a large range of coloration when freshly milled; darkens over time to medium to dark brown.
Grain: Fine to medium, straight to very irregular.
Variations Within Species And Grades:
Hardness/Janka: Janka:3680; (185% harder than Northern Red Oak).
Dimensional Stability: Average (8.0; 7% more stable than Northern red oak).
Origin: South America.