Iroko is an excellent construction wood that is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Its also known as Kambala in German-speaking countries. Iroko often substitutes Oak or Teak.
|Botanical name:||Milicia excelsa|
|Overall character:||Large pored, golden brown timber. Depending on the direction of the cut, the decorative texture can be semi-specular.|
|Color and structure:||The splint has a medium width of 5 to 10 centimetres and a yellowish white to grey color, which contrasts with the color of the heartwood that can have a varying color (yellow to dark brown) in its fresh state.|
|Characteristics/features:||Thanks to its extractives, Iroko heartwood is highly resistant to wood-destroying fungi and insect infestation. Class 1-2 durability according to DIN EN 350. Processing and treatment are easy.|
|Areas of use:||Thanks to its high natural durability, Iroko is very well suited for outdoor use with and without ground contact. The wood is used in gardening and landscaping, for high-quality garden furniture as well as as a construction wood for windows, doors and winter gardens. It is a very popular timber used in the parquet industry.|