Mexican Granadillo is a wood that stands out for two qualities: on the one hand, it reflects a very special and fresh sound. And on the other hand, it is a wood which bears very well the attack of fungi that damage wood due to its natural and high durability.
The appearance of this wood is also very valued because of the different tonalities you can obtain. In short, Mexican Granadillo sides will become your guitar in a high-quality instrument.
BOTANIC NAME: Platymiscium Yucatanum
COMMON NAMES: Mexican cocobolo, Zangalicua, Mexican granadillo.
ORIGIN: Central America
DESCRIPTION: Density 800-1000 Kg/m3 .
RECOMMENDATIONS: Store it at right temperature. It is recommended to work with sharp blades.
DRYING: Slow drying speed.
USES: Guitar backs and sides, fingerboards. Castanets and marimba.