|Yellow Heart heartwood is bright yellow in color throughout the wood. Fine straight grain.
Weight varies from about 45lbs to 48lbs per cu. ft.
Lower Amazon (Brazil)
|Texture is medium; grain is straight to irregular; luster is high; without distinct odor or taste. Bright yellow color is very distinct.
|Works easily with hand and power tools. Slight blunting effect on cutters.
|Somewhat durable and has natural resistance to decay.
|Seasons well with little tendency to checking.
|Decorative veneer, inlay, marquetry.
|Yellowheart is a common trade name given to several species.