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Purpleheart

Botanical Name: Peltogyne spp

Source Location: Native to Central & South America.

Stability: Stable

Durability in Ground: Durable

Durability Above Ground: Durable

Density: Incredibly dense, durable and hard-wearing.

Dimensions: Lengths up to 5.7 mtrs available up to 500x500mm.

Appearance: Exposure to sunlight and natural elements turns it rich brown, finally settling silver grey. 

Grades: Class 1. 25yrs+ in ground, 40yrs + above ground.

Uses: Can be used internal and external. Residential/Commercial Decking. Posts and Beams, outdoor furniture.

Tips: Purpleheart is one of the most versatile readily available hardwoods in New Zealand.

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