Caribbean Pitch Pine

Caribbean Pitch Pine

Caribbean Pitch Pine

Pinus caribaea ( also known as Long Leaf Pine)


General Description :

 

Heartwood is a reddish-brown to orange with conspicuous growth rings and can be highly resinous. Pitch pine is approximately 40% heavier than European Redwood. Used extensively in joinery for church pews and ship building. Noted for its strength and is moderately durable. Can be painted but is noted for its beauty when polished.