||Heartwood is dark pink to reddish brown. Sapwood is well defined and yellowish brown in color. Grain is straight or slightly interlocked. Texture is coarse to even.
||Its easy to work with hand and machine tools.
||Finishing is moderately smooth. Polishing effect is moderate. Colour can be applied.
|Drying & treatment
||Seasoning is moderately slow and air drying is suggested. Treatibility is difficult.
||Construction, structure for ceiling and partition walls, loft construction, mouldings, railing.
||Timber has a very strong aroma of camphor while sawing. Shrinkage is high. Parallel and butt joints are not recommended.