Castello flat cut wood veneer has light yellow to olive brown heartwood, along with a fine, uniform texture. Very strong and elastic, polishes smoothly and beautifully.
Common Uses for Castello Flat Cut Wood Veneer: Architectural millwork, cabinetry and furniture, as well as interior woodwork.
Other Name(s): Sometimes spelled as Castelo. Also called Ivorywood and Palo Blanco.
The Tree: Castello reaches heights of 20 to 30 feet with trunk diameters only between 1 and 3 feet. Castello is also related to Lemonwood.
A Little History: Marketed as an alternative to true European Boxwood, the color and texture of Castello is comparable to true boxwood.
Region: South America