Strangler Fig (Ficus Jimnezii/Ficus Aurea/Ficus costaricana)
Common names: Golden fig, Florida Strangler fig
Distribution : Tree is native to the U.S. state of Florida, the northern and western Caribbean, southern Mexico and Central America south to Panama.
Color/appearance : The heartwood is light brown, the sap-wood lighter.
Janka hardness: 1128 lbf
Density: 2.5 lbf
Allergies/Toxicity: Besides the standard health risks associated with any type of wood dust, no further health reactions have been associated with Strangler Fig
Common Uses: Fine furniture, carving, turned items, and other small specialty wood objects.