Purple Heart Tree

Purple Heart Tree

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Purpleheart Wood

Purpleheart wood is one of the most famous wood industry exports of Central and South America. Known for its high-quality, bright purple with dark stripes heartwood, this wood manages to capture attention by its high durability, high natural luster, and strength. It is most often used for construction, flooring and high-end furniture.

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Sapele

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