Swanage Pier Greenheart

We were lucky enough to salvage parts of an old stanchion from the old pier at Swanage – Dorset.  It’s available as it is or can be cut to order.

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Swanage Pier Greenheart

We don’t normally stock exotic timbers but in this case, it’s a part of local history.  Beware – Greenheart is toxic so be careful when working with it and choice its application wisely


  • Weathered
  • Dense
  • Historic

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About this species

Green Heart

Chlorocardium rodiei

Chlorocardium rodiei (greenheart) is a species of flowering plant in the family Lauraceae. It is one of two species in the genus Chlorocardium. It is native to Guyana and Suriname in South America.[1] Other common names include cogwood, demerara greenheart, greenhart, ispingo moena,[1] sipiri, bebeeru and bibiru. It is an evergreen tree growing 15 to 30 m tall with a trunk diameter of 35 to 60 cm. The leaves are oppositely arranged and simple with smooth edges. The fruit is a drupe containing a single seed. Greenheart wood was used to build the gate for the Manchester Dock in Liverpool. The cyclic …