purpleheart species

Species - Imported

Top portion is finished with water-base finish; bottom with oil-based finish



Color: Heartwood is brown when freshly cut, turning deep purple to purplish brown over time. Sapwood is a lighter cream color.

Purpleheart Species

Grain: Usually straight; medium to fine texture. Presence of minerals in some boards may cause uneven coloration.


Variations Within Species and Grades: Moderate to high color variation.



Limited availability.



North America