Color RangeFresh cut heartwood is reddish-brown, but darkens to deep red or somwhat purplish. Color variation between boards is moderate.
Other NamesBalsamo, Cabriziva, Cedro chino, Chirraca, Estoraque, Incienso, Nabal, Palo de balsamo, Santos mahogany, Sandalo, Tache, Tolu
Some Typical UsesFine furniture, cabinets, interior millwork, flooring, entry doors, stairs and moldings.
What's the Tree Like?Heights up to 100 feet, but most commonly 50 to 65 feet. Trunk diameter of 18 to 36 inches.
Mahogany Santos grows in Latin America