Imbuia Phoebe porosa
Imbuia heartwood is yellow-olive to chocolate brown, with variegated streaks and stripes. The tree is an evergreen that sheds most of its leaves in August/September. It reaches a maximum height of 130 feet with a trunk diameter up to 72". The grain is usually straight but often wavy or curly, with fine and even growth rings visible. Fine to medium texture. Not strong and has a very low wood bending classification. Moderately stable, fairly hard and heavy.
Typical Uses: High class furniture and cabinetmaking and superior joinery.
Source Region: Southern Brazil
**Please note: Unless otherwise stated, our turning stock is not kiln dried but in various stages of air drying.