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JSC Premium Garapa, the right choice for all budgets

Garapa is sourced from the tropical forests of South America. Garapa wood, also known as Brazilian Ash, is a dense and naturally durable Brazilian timber. Its golden colour and fine grain make it an attractive alternate to more expensive hardwoods. The light colour also makes it attractive for a deck that will have heavy sun exposure but will not become overly hot to the touch. 

Garapa is one of the finest quality exotic hardwood that is naturally resistant to rot, decay and insect attack. Garapa is naturally slip and scratch resistant which allows the surface to remain smooth for many years, making Garapa a perfect wood for exterior decking. 

JSC Timber is proud to regularly source and recommend this FSC® certified hardwood.  See how architects have created dynamic and unique impacts with this timber in the project gallery and contact us to learn more about the benefits of working with this sustainable timber

Tags: Hardwood, Indoor & outdoor use, Sustainably sourced, Fsc, Exotic, Attractive colour, Long lengths
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  • COMMON NAME: Garapa 
  • OTHER NAMES: Brazilian Ash, Grapia, Amarealao, Marotoa, Muiratua, Muirajuba 
  • BOTANICAL NAME(S): Apuleia Leiocarpa 
  • COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: South America (Brazil) 
  • WOOD TYPE: Hardwood  
  • TIMBER COLOUR: Straw coloured, creamy to soft browns. Fades off to silver-grey colours 
  • GRAIN: Fine in texture, usually straight, occasionally interlocked. Medium lustre 
  • TYPICAL USES: Structural flooring, external decking, panelling, furniture, tool handles, stairs and general construction 
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