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Bloodwood Species Details   (Back to Species List)

Detailed information pertaining to Bloodwood (Brosimum, rubescens) is detailed below:

Specie Names
Lumber Name(s): Bloodwood, Satinae, Cardinalwood, Pau Brazil.
Grown in: Brazil.
Description
Bloodwood is beautiful dense wood, which is very red in color and holds that color over time.
Color Range and Color Change
Color Range: Bloodwood exhibits a fairly wide range of color variation, from pale orange colors through to deep blood red. WFI's selection offers a more limited range of color variability by supplying the red tones.
Color Change: Bloodwood undergoes a medium degree of color change from pale orangey reds to a deep dark red as it ages.
Where to Use
Bloodwood may be used both residentially and commercially wherever such a deep red color is sought. It is primarily used for accent strips.
Product availability
This species is currently not available in any collections.
Hardness Chart
Hardness Chart for Bloodwood.
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