Huanacaxtle quarter cut wood veneer heartwood is light to medium brown, in addition to having a reddish hue. The sapwood is pale yellow. Pleasant and coarse texture.
Common Uses for Quarter Cut Huanacaxtle Wood Veneer: Architectural panels, millwork, cabinetry, doors and furniture, as well as aircraft and yacht interiors.
Other Name(s): Also spelled as Guanacaste.
The Tree: Height reaches heights of 70-100 feet with trunk diameters of 5-8 feet.
A Little History: The fruit and bark contain tannins, which are useful for leather curing and making soap in its native region.
Region: South America