Acacia wood is an extremely durable flooring.
In fact, large leaf acacia has a Janka hardness rating of 1700. And the small leaf variety has a hardness rating of 2220. This rating is even higher than popular species like hard maple and osk, which are both known for their durability.
- 1 Background
- 2 FAQs
- 2.1 Is Acacia wood Bad?
- 2.2 Is Acacia a strong wood?
- 2.3 What is acacia wood used for?
- 2.4 Is Acacia a good choice for decking furniture?
- 2.5 Where to buy it?
Although the diverse nature of acacia thwarted attempts to standardize its classification, wood traders regularly use this name to describe many of the types of wood they sell.
Nowadays, acacia grows in Africa, Australia, Asia, and even the Americas. There has been much controversy arising from the claim to fame of these trees by Australia and Africa.