Also known as: Brazilian redwood, macaranduba, balatá, bulletwood | Origin: Central and South America | Janka Hardness Rating: 3,190 lbs.
Massaranduba wood color:
Beautiful lush red velvet to reddish brown. As with other natural hardwoods, if left untreated the deck will naturally turn a silvery-grey over time. You can oil or stain your deck to keep the beautiful rich color of the massaranduba.
The benefits of a massaranduba hardwood deck:
Long life expectancy of 30+ years
Extremely strong (even stronger then ipe!) at 29,200 psi
One of the hardest tropical hardwoods
Stands up to harsh climates
Requires very little maintenance
Resistant to mold and rot
Resistant to many types of insects, including termites