Botanical Name: Peltogyne spp
Source Location: Native to Central & South America.
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.