Pacific Jarrah (Manilkara Bidentata)

Another exciting product is Pacific Jarrah (Manilkara Bidentata) this South American timber is very stable and durable with a high density rating and as a class 2: rated timber is a great substitute for the Australian Jarrah.

Pacific Jarrah (Manilkara) is an excellent alternative to Merbau with minimal leaching, of a similar price. Austin Development’s Pacific Jarrah is sourced from verified forests and may be used in both timber decking and timber screens. Available in 90mmx19mm and 140mmx90mm profile which may be dressed smooth all sides.

Pacific Jarrah (Manilkara) is white ant resistant, very resistant to fungal decay and is of class 2 durability in ground (some Class1). The colour is like Jarrah minus Jarrah’s signature gum vein and the timber darkens naturally to brown red before ageing to a soft grey colour if not oiled. A strong and moderately heavy timber, used for decking (and bridges and railway sleepers overseas) it is knot free, straight grained with some interlocking.


Austin Developments is a full service install Supplier.
We only supply decking products that we install.

We are a preferred reseller of NewTechwood UltraShield composite decking, cladding and fencing products in Western Australia.

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What our clients say

We are extremely pleased with how the deck has come up.

Hi Zane, We are extremely pleased with how the deck has come up. Jamie has done a great job with the installation. He has been very particular and I can’t fault the quality of his work, especially where he has cut in and around tricky areas such as downpipes etc. Boards are dead flat and joins […]