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Durability: Durable
Colour: Medium
Sizes available: 50mm

Trade Name:  Vitex
Botanical Species: Vitex cofassus
Other Names: 
Country of Origin: Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea
Air Dry Density: 750kgs/m³
Durability:  Durable
Strength:  7+ (on a scale of 1 – 10)


Seasons well with little degrade providing stacks are closely spaced.
Cream grey heartwood, with a fine even texture.
Freshly sawn boards have a leathery odour and the timber is greasy to the touch.
Working Qualities: 
The timber planes and machines well and is easy to cut across the grain.
A good finish can be obtained and it has good bending qualities.
Holds nails well without pre-drilling.
Decks, rails, cross-arms, bridge and wharf decking, boat-building.
Product Attributes:
A strong durable timber.
Machines well with some care.
Fixed widths available.
Product Limitations:
Very little character.
No veneer available.
Narrow widths only.
Leaching can occur.