purpleheart species

Species - Imported

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

 

appearance

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.

 

appearance

Limited availability.

 

origin

North America