- Color: Pinkish brown to reddish brown.
- Straight grain direction: Slightly interlaced.
- Grain: Fine to medium
Sapwood color is pinkish-white and heartwood color varies from pinkish-brown beige to reddish-brown, showing fine veins and shine.
It has straight grain, although sometimes it may be intertwined.
Jatoba comes from South America, the Caribbean and the Antilles. It is a tropical wood and therefore, it is highly valued, it also has a natural durability and impregnability.