American Cherry Hardwood vs Brazilian Cherry Hardwood

While most homeowners have probably heard of “cherry hardwood flooring,” what they may not know is that there are two…

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Brazilian Cherry, Jatoba

JANKA HARDNESS –  2,600 – 2800 ORIGIN – Brazil, Mexico & Peru COMMON NAMES – Brazilian Cherry, Jatoba SCIENTIFIC NAME – Hymenaea courbaril…

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Tiete Rosewood

Common names- Bolivian Rosewood, Patagonian Cherry, Sirari Scientific name- Guibourtia hymenaeifolia (syn. G. chodatiana) Origin – South America, Venezuela, Brazil, French…

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Bocote

Scientific Name = Cordia dodecandra Janka Hardness = 2,010 Origin = Mexico and Central/South America Bocote is a truly distinct…

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Zebrawood

Scientific Name – Microberlinia brazzavillensis Common Names – African Zebrawood, Zebrano Grown – West Coast of Africa Janka rating -…

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Purpleheart Hardwood

This week, continuing with our Exotic Species Series, we’d like to introduce you to another beautifully unique hardwood – “Purpleheart.”…

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