Jatoba is an exotic wood that runs from salmon-red to orange-brown. It darkens into a russet to reddish-brown color after drying, and it is frequently marked with dark streaks. It is reported to have good strength qualities and can be used in structural applications for which Oak would be suitable. It is reported to be similar to the African species, Tchitola, Black locust, and is superior to White oak.
Avg Dry Wgt : 56 lbs/ft3 (910 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 2690lbf (11966 N) | Specific Gravity : 0.91
Texture : Medium to coarse
Grain Pattern : Predominantly interlocked
Health Risk : Not Known
Color : Salmon-red to orange-brown
Wood Type : Tropical Hardwood