Also known as: Apuleia Leiocarpa, Brazilian Ash, Mahogany, Grapia | Origin: South America | Janka Hardness Rating: 1,650 lbs.
Garapa Wood Color: It has beautiful hues of light yellow to a honey golden brown color, which lighten to a silvery gray with age.
Garapa is a naturally durable and scratch-resistant Brazilian timber. This hardwood, which is often compared to ipe, is chosen for its durability, kiln dried performance, and value. Its rot resistance is rated as durable, but it can be susceptible to termites and other insect attacks.
The benefits of a garapa hardwood deck:
Lighter in weight than ipe
Resistant to decay and splinters
Durable 30+ year lifespan without preservatives
*We don’t offer milling services on garapa hardwood