An extremely dense, tight grained wood. Generally a deep rich brown with some pieces displaying red and amber hues.
High rating for insect (termite) and decay resistance. Offers 30+ year lifespan.Original Ipe not available in India.What most sellers sell is Indian Sal as Ipe.
Light golden brown to reddish brown with irregular black and brown streaks.
Very durable and naturally resistant to decay and insects. Offers 25+ year lifespan.
A light reddish-brown wood with generally straight grain.
Not naturally resistant to decay. Should be painted or stained to prevent decay.
Very pronounced grain. Dusty yellow-green palor due to chemical treatment of the wood.
A chemical preservative, chromated copper arsenate is forced into the wood. Offering resistance to decay, but also potential health concerns.
Several grades available that vary considerably in appearance and quality. Usually straight grained with a fine, even texture. Color varies from cherry-red to dark reddish-brown
Premium grades are more durable than most woods in common use. Resistant to decay, but relatively soft and quick to weather. Treatment is recommended.
Fresh cut, this wood appears a salmon pink color which turns a coffee brown over time. Species is generally straight grained.
This softwood is more durable than most woods in common use. Resistant to decay, but relatively soft and quick to weather. Treatment is recommended.
Interlocked grain similar to true mahogany, but with a courser texture. Species is generally medium to dark brown.
Only the dark red species are resistant to decay. Although more durable than cedar and redwood, it is still relatively soft compared to Tigerwood Decking.