|Scientific Name:||Hevea brasiliensis|
|Crushing Strength:||6,110lbf /in2|
Rubber wood has a heartwood that is naturally blonde to medium tan color, sometimes with medium brown streaks. The color will slightly darken with age. The grain is straight and has a coarse open texture. It gives off a low natural lustre. The end grain is diffuse-porous. The wood is rated as a perishable wood in regards to decay. It is easy to work with and glues, stains, and finishes well.