Mango (Mangifera indica)


Common Names: Mango, Hawaiian Mango


Distribution: Tropical Asia and Oceania


Color/Appearance: Heartwood is a golden brown, while other colors such as yellow and streaks of pink and/or black can also occur. Paler sapwood is not always clearly defined. Curly or mottled grain patterns are also common.


Janka Hardness: 1,070 lbf

Density: 3.5 lb./b.f.


Allergies/Toxicity: Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, Mango has been reported to cause skin irritation.


Sustainability: CITES: no, IUCN: yes


Common Uses: Furniture, ukuleles, veneer, plywood, turned objects and flooring.