Lyptus Plank Style
Lyptus Edge Grain
Lyptus End Grain
COLOR / GRAIN VARIATION

Low/Medium

HARDNESS

lyptus hardness scale

 

COLOR

Typical : Light Pink, Dark Red-Brown
New Color : Even pinky – red tone
Aged Color : Darkens slightly

SPECIES BACKGROUND

Lyptus wood comes from non-genetically modified, plantation-grown trees which grow quickly and may be harvested within 14-16 years of planting.

WHERE IT GROWS

South America

RELATIVE ABUNDANCE

NA

AVAILABILITY

Good

ORIGIN

South America

DESCRIPTION

Lyptus lumber varies in color from red to light pink. The heartwood is a medium pink and the sapwood is paler. It has a large heartwood core. Its density varies, with darker colors similar to hickory in density and the lighter color similar to birch and ash in density. Lyptus has a density similar to ash or hickory with a look similar to genuine mahogany, with a cherry color.

DID YOU KNOW ?

Lyptus is the trademarked name for the processing of a naturally occurring hybrid of two eucalyptus species. These Urograndis trees are grown on managed plantations in South America.