Latin name: Tabebuia ipe
Type of wood: Tropical Hardwood
Ipê is a strong and very heavy tropical hardwood from the Caribbean and Mexico. It’s dense, strong and has a close grain making it very durable.
Uses: Ipê is commonly used for decking and flooring.
- durable, long lasting wood, it can last for up to 25 years outside
- attractive wood grain
- resistant to warping and bending
- highly resistant to wear and tear
- high tannin content and exposure to wet and cold weather can react with oil finishes
- very heavy wood