Imports-Exotics >> OBECHE



Available Size(s): 4/4 thru 8/4 (25mm thru 50mm)

Common Name(s): OBECHE

Scientific Name: Triplochiton scleroxylon

Distribution: Tropical West Africa

Tree Size: 65-100 ft (20-30 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter

Janka Hardness: 430 lbf (1,910 N)


Heartwood tends to be a pale yellow, with the sapwood not clearly differentiated from the heartwood. Colors darken slightly with age.Grain is interlocked, with a medium to coarse texture and good natural luster. Rated as non-durable; poor insect resistance and liable to fungal staining and discoloration if not dried promptly.

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