Purpleheart / Amaranth

Species: Purpleheart

Origin: Brazil

Types available: Solid Plank / Engineered Plank / Large Blocks

Grades available: Prime

Certificate: None / FSC and PEFC

Widths: From 100mm up to 300mm

Lengths: From 1000mm up to 3000mm

Thickness: 15mm and 21mm

Surface finish: Smooth

Surface treatment: Unfinished or Hardwax oil

Janka Hardness: 1860 – 2090

Price: From £60 up to £200 m2

Purpleheart/amaranth (peltogyne)

Purpleheart is a strong, hard wood with a sensational african violet colour. When

freshly milled it is a vibrant pure purple, and with oxidisation it gradually changes to reddish brown purple, then to a rich, deep violet brown which is why it is often called violet wood.

Amaranth figure is attractive and has a curved sweeping arch. The finished sealed wood has a silky surface lustre.

Used for making fine furniture, and because it turns well, billiard cues. Diving boards and skis can also be made of amaranth wood. A deep purple dye may be extracted from the wood and used for fabrics.

Amaranth is an unusual and inspirational timber which can be used anywhere the imagination can place it. The striking colour probably lends itself to contemporary or minimal interiors, and for stunning commercial designs. It is often used together with other woods like padauk to create a sensational two tone floor.

Traditional Manufacturing Quality

We have a reputation for producing exceptional quality solid Purpleheart wide plank flooring and Purpleheart engineered wide plank flooring. Ever board is inspected many times throughout the production process to ensure only the highest possible standards of  manufacturing quality.


The Plank Company are one of very few flooring companies in the world with the breadth of knowledge and professional expertise to advise on the installation solid Purpleheart wide plank flooring and engineered Purpleheart wide plank flooring over underfloor heating.


We stock most of the worlds hardest commercially available timbers suitable for hardwood flooring and can confidently assist you in making a well informed decision when choosing the correct floor for a any particular application.


Our Hardwood Floors

The Plank Company manufacture Solid hardwood flooring and engineered hardwood flooring.

We are specialist manufacturers of hardwood flooring for installation over under floor heating.

Our boards come in long lengths and in wide widths to produce the traditional look of wide plank flooring.

What We Manufacture in Purpleheart

Solid Purpleheart plank floors

Solid Purpleheart plank flooring

Solid Purpleheart wide plank floors

Solid  Purpleheart wide plank flooring

Purpleheart wide plank floors

Purpleheart wide plank flooring

Purpleheart Hardwood floors

Purpleheart Hardwood flooring

Solid Purpleheart wood floors

Solid Purpleheart wood flooring

Engineered Purpleheart  floors

Engineered Purpleheart flooring

Purpleheart Plank floors

Purpleheart Plank flooring

Engineered Purpleheart wood floors

Engineered Purpleheart wood flooring

Engineered Purpleheart hardwood floors

Engineered Purpleheart hardwood flooring

Solid Purpleheart hardwood floors

Solid Purpleheart hardwood flooring

Solid Purpleheart hardwood wide plank floors

Solid Purpleheart hardwood wide plank floors

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