Is there really something called “rubber wood”?



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    There sure is. It’s the wood from the Para rubber tree. These trees are native to South America, but is also grown in Asia and Africa where the climate allows. If you’re allergic to latex, stay away from these trees; latex is pulled from the inside of the tree to make rubber!

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    Rubberwood comes from rubber trees, aka ParĂ¡ rubber tree or Hevea brasiliensis, which produce a latex sap, the world’s primary source of natural rubber. straight trunk and grow 75 feet or more with a diameter of about 3 feet. Over 36 million acres of rubber trees are currently being grown in the tropical regions of Asia, Africa and Americas. Rubberwood is strong, flexible, resistant to fungus, bacteria and mold, and is therefore great to work with for furniture.

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