Granadillo, Hormigo

Scientific name:  Platymiscium spp

Description:  Granadillo is bright red to reddish or purplish brown, with rather distinct stripes. The sapwood is distinct from the heartwood, and is almost white in color.

Properties:  Granadillo is an easy working wood, it turns and glues well and is able to take a high polish. With the variable grain pattern it is one of the most beautiful woods for turning