This highly desirable wood is provided by walnut trees and comes from the genus Juglans, in the family junglandaceae. The Latin term 'Junglans' means 'Jupiter's acorn' or 'a nut fit for a God'. The walnut trees shed their leaves annually and grow to between 10 and 40 metres tall - 20 years at maturity. They are known for their broad crowns and are valued for the nuts they produce which are rich in oil and can be eaten fresh or cooked. Walnut trees have an important place in medicine, being used for a variety of different ailments including asthma; hence the remarkable benefits & claims of not containing the allergenic qualities of pets and being very child friendly.
With an impression to last forever, solid walnut flooring brings prestige and recognition around the Globe. Mainly found in the Eastern Continent, this type of wood is native to North America. Previous clients have described it as "a unique, dark, rich and chocolaty colour" - providing warmth, depth and both intimacy and an inviting environment, appropriate to the home or work space being designed. Like all wood flooring, solid walnut flooring offers a diverse range of natural colours from pale to dark, from straight plank to swirling patterns, demonstrating the ability to blend with a wide range of interior and exterior designs.