Granadillo is often referred as Black Cocobolo. Granadillo has its origin from Mexico and Central America. This wood is available in a huge variety of colors and patterns. It looks stunning on guitar sets. Granadillo tone is similar to Rosewood. It has a broad frequency range with clear articulation and enhances sustain.
It’s harder and denser than Indian Rosewood with an extra bell-like ring. Combination of Granadillo with a Sitka spruce top is best suitable for clear and long-sustaining notes. This wood is flexible with variety of body shapes and playing styles. Granadillo tone is appealing to all guitar lovers, but it tends to be limited in availability.
Bright red to reddish or purplish brown with distinct stripes.
Medium to fine texture. Straight to Roey grain pattern