Brazilian Cherry (Jatoba) - Hymenaea courbaril

Brazilian Cherry varies from a light orangish brown to a darker reddish brown, sometimes with contrasting darker grayish brown streaks. Color tends darken upon exposure to light. Brazilian Cherry is exceptionally stiff, strong, and hard—representing a great value for woodworkers seeking high-strength, low-cost lumber.

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Origin:  Central America, southern Mexico, northern South America, and the West Indies

Janka Hardness: 2,690 lbf (11,950 N)

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