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Sapele

Heartwood is a medium to dark reddish brown or purplish brown. Color tends to darken with age. Besides the common ribbon pattern seen on quartersawn boards, Sapele is also known for a wide variety of  other figured grain patterns, such as: pommele, quilted, mottled,  wavy, beeswing, and fiddleback.

Heartwood ranges from moderately durable to very durable in regard to decay resistance.

Sapele