What is Trembesi Wood and Monkeypod Wood
Another exotic wood, the Trembesi or Monkeypod Wood, is found in the regions of Indonesia, South and Central America. It comes from a tree called Albizia Genus or Albizia Saman. It is also known as Suar wood or Monkeypod. The key feature of this wood is contrast, you will often see a mix of light and a dark streak, deep grains, here and there. It has a rich and deep look and can create some stunning pieces of furniture. Its weight is similar to Acacia and Teak. Trembesi or Monkeypod is dried over time and sometimes in hot kilns before being used for creating beautiful pieces. Due to its crisscrossed interlocking grains, it is resistant to decay and sought for its strength.
How is Trembesi, Monkeypod eco friendly?
The tree grows up to 100 to 200 ft in diameter and is widespread. It spans up to 50-80 ft in height. They grow fast and are widespread across regions making them eco friendly and sustainable currently. They are farmed as well and grow easily in tropical climates.
Where did the name Monkeypod come from
The name Monkeypod came as these trees have seed pods with sweet sticky flesh. Monkeys used to gather in large numbers given the widespread diameter of this tree and eat the sweet pod. Thus the name Monkeypod!
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