Caribbean Walnut


(Lysiloma spp)
Mexico and Central America
Also known as Tzalam


Heartwood light to medium brown, sometimes with a reddish or purplish hue. Darker brown streaks common. Thin sapwood is a pale greyish white, clearly demarcated from heartwood. Sometimes seen with curly grain patterns.  Straight grain with an open, uniform texture. Medium lustre.

Overall working properties are good, though Caribbean Walnut may blunt tool edges faster than usual. Turns, glues, and finishes well. Able to take a high natural polish. Janka hardness of 1,400.

Common Uses: Flooring, exterior furniture, interior trim, veneer, turned objects, and other small, specialty wood items.


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Additional information

Weight 9999 lbs
Dimensions 9999 × 999 × 9999 cm

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1", 1.25", 2"


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