Porta Cumaru Durable Hardwood Timber

Looking for a durable, attractive and versatile hardwood?

Porta’s Cumaru provides Australia a premium hardwood timber product range from FSC certified forests in Peru.

Cumaru is ideal for our harsh Australian conditions, its high density makes it extremely hardwearing, termite resistant, and bushfire rated. It also provides peace of mind, being a FSC certified species.

Porta’s Cumaru timber products are ideal for a variety of external and landscaping applications including decking, boardwalks, wharfs, marinas, pergolas, outdoor furniture and many more. Porta offers a custom moulding service to achieve unique architectural profiles for your designs.

It is also ideal for indoor applications such as lining boards, handrails, and flooring so a seamless and consistent theme can be achieved between indoor and outdoor can be achieved.


  • Attractive and durable, with an interlocked grain in brown tones with red or gold flecks
  • Sustainable timber FSC certified
  • Structurally rated – F34 Beams, F27 Posts
  • High density (1085kg/m3 dry). Meets the specified density in AS3959-2009 for construction in bushfire zones up to BAL19
  • Negligible tannin bleed *
  • Near-zero leaching making it the ideal choice when used near light coloured surfaces
  • Highly versatile. Can be used internally and externally.

* Compared to other hardwoods tested, Cumaru demonstrated no apparent or negligible tannin bleed. However, Porta recommends cleaning the timber prior to installation and a suitable sealer to protect the timber and minimise any potential run off of natural resins onto surrounding surfaces.


  • Decking | Available in 300lm random packs (broken packs available subject to a surcharge)
  • Posts & Beam | Available in pieces, job lots or packs
  • Cladding, lining boards and other profiles available
  • Custom Moulding | Profiles available on request
  • Set Lengths | From 2.4m to 5.4m (longer lengths available on request)


To find out more about Cumaru timber CLICK HERE

To view the full range of products on offer from Porta visit www.porta.com.au

Porta also offer Custom Moulding service to create unique timber profiles or match and existing design. Click here for more information.