About Cumaru

At Cumaru Decking Florida, all your hardwood decking and lumber needs will be taken care of. We not only carry premium and premium plus Cumaru in dimensional lumber and decking boards, but we also carry all the accessories and hardware for deck building.

With outstanding durability and hardness, Brazilian Teak is starting to become a favorite hardwood among designers and architects quickly. Perfect for high traffic interior flooring and building outdoor structures, this tropical hardwood really stands the test of time. We offer the most sought after hardwoods and competitive prices. We stock Brazilian Teak (also called Cumaru) and ship nationwide.

Brazilian Teak

  • Botanical name: Dipteryx odorata
  • Family: Apocynaceae
  • Cumaru, Charapilla, Cumarut,
Tonka, Golden Teak, Tonquin Bean, Sarrapia, 
Brazilian Teak, Almendro
  • Origin: Central and South America
  • Color: Reddish auburn and honey brown tones

  • Janka Hardness: 3,330 lbf (14,800 N)

Advantages of Using Cumaru

  • Fire rating of concrete and steel
  • Very durable and dense tropical hardwood
  • No plastic or pesticide use in production, eco-friendly
  • Almost as hard as Ipe, but not as costly
  • Insect resistant
  • Mildew and Mold resistant
  • No splintering, bucking or cracking with weather exposure