Spanish Cedar (Cedrela odorata)
Common Names: Spanish Cedar, Cedro
Distribution: Native to Central and South America and the Caribbean; also grown on plantations
Color/Appearance: Heartwood is a relatively uniform light pinkish to reddish brown
Janka Hardness: 600 lbf
Density: 2.42 lb/b.f.
Allergies/Toxicity: Spanish Cedar wood dust has been reported as a respiratory irritant.
Common Uses: Veneer, plywood, cabinetry, musical instruments, (flamenco and classical guitars), humidors and boatbuilding.