Imports-Exotics >> BOSSE



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

Common Name(s): BOSSE

Scientific Name: Guarea spp. (G. cedrata and G. thompsonii)

Distribution: West and Central Africa

Tree Size: 100-150 ft (30-46 m) tall, 3-4 ft (.9-1.2 m) trunk diameter

Janka Hardness: 940 lbf (4,1900 N)


 Heartwood initially a pale pinkish brown, darkening with age to a more golden to medium brown. Pale yellowish sapwood is well defined.Grain can be straight, interlocked, wavy, or anything in betweenHeartwood ranges from moderately durable to very durable regarding decay resistance. Bosse also has fair resistance against insect attacks and has good weathering characteristics.

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