About Cumaru

At Cumaru Decking Florida we can take care of all your hardwood Lumber and Decking needs.  Not only do we carry premium and premium plus Cumaru in decking boards and dimensional lumber but we have all the hardware and accessories for deck building.

With exceptional hardness and durability, Brazilian Teak is quickly becoming a favorite hardwood among architects and designers.  Ideal for building outdoor structures or high traffic interior flooring, this tropical hardwood can stand the test of time.  We have the most competitive prices on the most sought after hardwoods.  We stock Brazilian Teak, or Cumaru as it is sometimes called, and can ship nationwide.

Brazilian Teak

  • Botanical name: Dipteryx odorata
  • Family: Apocynaceae
  • Alternate names: Cumaru, Cumarut, Charapilla,
    Sarrapia, Almendro, Brazilian Teak, Golden Teak, Tonka, Tonquin Bean
  • Origin: Central and South America
  • Color: Honey brown and reddish auburn tones
  • Janka Hardness: 3,330 lbf (14,800 N)

Advantages of Using Cumaru

  • Very dense and durable tropical hardwood
  • Fire rating of steel and concrete
  • Mold and Mildew resistant
  • Insect resistant
  • Eco-friendly, no pesticides or plastic use in production
  • No cracking, splintering or bucking with weather exposure
  • Almost as hard as Ipe but less expensive