(Astronium lecointei), also known as Tigerwood is an exotic Brazilian hardwood that grows primarily in the northeastern Amazon. Muiracatiara is one of the finest quality hardwoods available that features a unique light golden-brown to reddish-brown coloring with exotic black and brown streaks. Tigerwood is naturally resistant to rot and decay which results in a 30+ year lifespan without preservatives.
WHY USE MUIRACATIARA?
- Heartwood is very durable in resistance to both white-rot and brown-rot organisms
- It is dimensionally stable and resists twisting and warping. It will remain smooth, splinter-free and friendly to bare feet for years
- Offers almost the same strong physical characteristics of Ipe at a fraction of the cost. It is clearly the best decking material available in its price range
- It offers 30+ years of lifespan without preservatives