Iroko Hardwood Products

FAS SE Kiln Dried & Air Dried

Latin Name: Chlorophora Excelsa

Colour varies from light yellow to golden brown and texture is coarse, often with an interlocked grain. Works moderately easily with some dulling effect on tools and so a cutting angle of 150 is recommended. Available in air-dried dimension stock for external construction work. This is a hardwearing timber which is resistant to decay has many of the desirable features of Teak.




Very Durable



Wide use for joinery, particularly in school/institutional buildings, and very suitable for laboratory and kitchen fittings.  Boat building piling and marine work.


Average length 2.7m
Range 1.8m - 4.8m

Average width 225mm
Range 100mm to 350mm

Sizes mm - S/E K/D FAS:

25mm, 32mm, 38mm, 50mm, 63mm, 75mm, 100mm

FSC - Good stocks of FSC Iroko are now available.

close up view of an African Iroko hardwood grain.