Botanical Name: Peltogyne spp
Source Location: Native to Central & South America.
Durability in Ground: Durable
Durability Above Ground: Durable
Density: Incrediably dense, durable and hardwearing.
Dimensions: Lengths upto 5.7 mtrs available upto 500x500mm.
Appearance: Exposure to sunlight and natural elements turns it rich brown, finally settling sliver grey.
Grades: Class 1. 25yrs+ in ground, 40yrs + above ground.
Uses: Can be used internal and external. Residental/commerical Decking. Posts and Beams, outdoor furniture.
Tips: Purpleheart is one of the most versitile readily available hardwoods in New Zealand.