Hardy and at the same time light and flexible. There is no difference between sapwood and heartwood. The colour is pinkish-white nacreous, it can have green shades. Characteristic is its "colourful heart", from greyish-brown to olive.
Specific weight: dried 720 kg / m³
Static bending strength: 1050 kg / cm²
Compressive strength: 520 kg / cm²
Texture: from medium to wide.
Treatability: moderately treatable.
Drying: carefully, risk of cracks and warps.
Planing: hard work but turns out very good.
Nailing: pre-drilling recommended.
Main uses: Interior furniture, windows and doors, parquet, decorative veneers, sporting articles.
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