Argentine Osage Orange
Argentine Osage Orange (Macluria Tinctoria)
Common names: Old Fustic, Dyer’s mulberry
Distribution : West Indies, Central and South America.
Color/appearance : Heartwood is basically brown and yellow. Odour indistinct or absent. Sapwood white to yellowish; heartwood bright yellow when fresh, upon exposure changing to brown or russet.
Janka hardness: 2380 lbf
Density: 4.73 lbf
Allergies/Toxicity: Sap has been reported to cause dermatitis.
Common Uses: Fence posts, dye, archery bows,musical instruments, turnings, and other small specialty wood items.