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Chilean Cherry Species Details   (Back to Species List)

Detailed information pertaining to Chilean Cherry (Nothofagus, dombeyi) is detailed below:

Specie Names
Lumber Name(s): Coigue.
Grown in: Chile.
Description
Chilean Cherry is a lustrous, fine-grained wood, somewhat similar in appearance to North American Cherry.
Color Range and Color Change
Color Range: Chilean Cherry ranges in color from a light tan color to a pale pink color. Lower grades have cream-colored to grayish streaks.
Color Change: Over time, Chilean Cherry exhibits a medium degree of color change, first darkening to a medium pinkish-red color and then ambering slightly.
Where to Use
Relatively soft, Chilean Cherry is suggested for residential use only.
Product availability
This species is currently not available in any collections.
Hardness Chart
Hardness Chart for Chilean Cherry.
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