Purpleheart

Botanical Name: Peltogyne spp

Source Location: Native to Central & South America.

Stability: Stable

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.

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