||Heartwood color is vivid red, sometimes with dark veining. Grains are straight to interlocked, Texture is course
||Machining is difficult due to irregular grains, power tools required, special glue required, preboring necessary for nailing & screwing
||Gives good result after polishing. Melamine, UV and PU coating is recommended.
|Drying & treatment
||Drying is slow. Preservative treatment is moderate. Air drying is recommended. After drying gives good color effect.
||Furniture, decorative interior, tool handles, flooring, panelling, veneering, gift items, jewellery box.
||This timber is naturally durable