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Red Balau/Batu

Red Balau/Batu is a mahogany product most recommended for decking and exterior uses. Offering superior qualities, such as natural resistance to rot and decay, this product stands the test of harsh weather conditions for an affordable price (ask about the 25 year warranty!)

Excelsior's Red Balau/Batu products are sourced responsibility through reputable suppliers, originating from South Asia and the Philipines. With a beautifully consistent red glow, Red Balau is the most durable pick out of it's mahogany relatives. Surpassing competing species, such as Redwood and Red Meranti, you will not be disappointed in the density and reliability of Red Balau/Batu.



  • Specie: Red Balau/Batu
  • Janka Rating: 1600
  • Thickness: 4/4, 5/4, contact for larger thicknesses
  • Widths: 4” and 6” widths available
  • Lengths: random lengths 8’-20’, uniform and minimum lengths requirements available
  • Grade: clear product, sound material for decking uses
  • Kiln Dried: Kiln Dried for exterior use
  • Solid Wood or Engineered: Solid
  • Lumber Source: Sourced from New York State, origin South Asia and the Philipines
  • Coating Options: Available un-coated or pre-coated; custom colors available
  • Character: Dark redish brown
  • Texture: can be interlocked, naturally rough in texture