The heartwood is light tan to medium brown, changing to orange-brown due to exposure to sunlight and age. Usually shows a fine, even grain (contrasting the flat cut appearance) desirable in fine furniture and flooring applications.
Machinability: Machines well although it can exhibit tear-out if the knives are not sharp.
Density: Higher density than flat cut as the grain is much closer together.
Thickness: 4/4, 8/4
Grades: C Select