Ipe (Brazilian walnut)

Species image for Ipe Brazilian walnut hardwood
Trade Name: 
Ipe
Common Name: 
Brazilian walnut
Scientific Name: 
Tabebuia Serratifolia
Origin: 
Brazil
Janka Hardness: 
3680

The heartwood of Ipe/Brazilian Walnut ranges from olive brown, red and to black, though it can have lighter or darker striping that can differ quite noticeably from the whitish or yellowish sapwood. Ipe is a low-luster wood with an oily appearance, a fine-to-medium texture, and a grain that ranges from straight to very irregular. As a flooring option, Ipe/Brazilian Walnut is an incredibly hard and durable option