In recent years, there has been an upsurge of solid wood furniture in the market. From solid wood furniture in the earliest Ming and Qing retro to the simple new Chinese style solid wood furniture nowadays. Among them, the solid wood slab table is more and more popular, and the South American walnut wood occupies a place in the solid wood slab table with the most primitive and natural beauty.
Today I will talk to you about South American walnut wood.
South American walnut has a warm texture like jade, giving people a calm and unobtrusive charm, so it isvery textured, and the finished product is more beautiful than other woods. Most of the South American walnut slabs are in the original shape, and the shape retains the greatest extent. It has a modern beauty and is simple and natural, so that people can feel the most primitive atmosphere of nature in the busy city.
The woodiness of South American walnut is also extremely stable, not easy to crack and extremely durable; the heartwood has strong corrosion resistance. South American walnut is basically a light and thin board that is easy to carry dry, which is good news for customers live in higher floors.
Many of our discerning customers have pointed out that our South American Walnut slabs look very similar to Suar wood. They are right to point out so, as these trees are actually of the same species. However, just as cats are technical of the same species but look very different, not all trees in the same species are made equal.
South American Walnut is typically harder, denser and darker in colour, as is as such a more expensive wood.
Please see the picture to know South American walnut.
South American Walnut – A BRIEF HISTORY
The scientific name for the trees is Albizia Saman. In different parts of the world, they can also be called Monkeypod, Rain tree or Acacia Koa. The tree is native to South America (Peru, Panama, Venezuela and Brazil), but was introduced to Southeast Asia by Spanish Colonists in the mid 1900s. It was introduced for shade (Albizia Saman has a very wide canopy) and soil improvement (increasing the nitrogen content in soil).
Albizia Saman evolved to suit South American climates and soil conditions, so the wood from South America tend to be of higher density and hardness. It also tends to have a darker colour.