COLOR / GRAIN VARIATION
Typical : Light Pink, Dark Red-Brown
New Color : Even pinky – red tone
Aged Color : Darkens slightly
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
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.