• Brown heart
  • From Belize
  • Nervous disposition
  • Has been tried as Mahogany substitute
  • Can be found highly figured
  • Best when quartered

Characteristics of Barba Jolote

Origin of Wood Type Guatemala, Mexico and Belize
Botanical Name Pithecellobium, arboreum
Specific Gravity 0.74
Avg. Weight Per BF 4.5
Color Range Brown – Red
Rarity / Availability moderately rare
Typical Avg. Width 3″ to 12″ (Quartersawn)
Typical Avg. Length 8′ to 12′
Avg. Waste Factor 0.3
Wood Uses Fine Furniture, Cabinetry, Architectural Millwork, Hardwood Flooring, Guitar Building / Instrument Making & Wood Turning
Lumber Grades Quartersawn, Quartersawn (Figured)
Other Trade Names Royal Mahogany & Cola de Marona

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