Nogal (Juglans spp. (Juglans australis, J. neotropica, J. olanchana, etc.))
Common Names: Peruvian Walnut, Tropical Walnut, Nogal
Distribution: Southern Mexico, Central and South America
Color/Appearance: Heartwood tends to be darker than temperate walnut species, with a deep chocolate brown color, sometimes with a purplish hue. May also contain streaks of lighter colored wood mixed throughout the heartwood.
Janka Hardness: 960 lbf
Density: 3.01 lb/b.f.
Allergies/Toxicity: Most common reactions simply include eye and skin irritation.
Common Uses: Furniture, cabinetry, veneers, flooring, musical instruments and interior trim.