Common Names: Peruvian Walnut, Tropical Walnut, Nogal

Region: Southern Mexico, Central and South America

Janka Hardness: 960 lbf

Description: Heartwood tends to be darker than temperate walnut species. Grain is usually straight, but can be irregular. It has a medium to coarse texture. While Nogal is moderately durable it is susceptible to insect attack. Is typically easy to work with. Glues, stains, and finishes well.

Common Uses: Furniture, cabinetry, musical instruments, and interior trim.