Auckland City Council

Vitex

Vitex
Species Name

Vitex Vitex Cofassus

Other Names

Vasa, New Guinea Teak

Country of Origin

Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea

Mainly used for
Decking
Exterior joinery & construction
Exterior joinery & construction
Boardwalks
Kiln-dried product can be used as T&G flooring

Vitex is a durable hardwood with a pale yellowish to creamy-grey appearance. Texture is fine and slightly lustrous with an even grain. When freshly cut the timber has a leathery odour and the timber is greasy to the touch. Vitex is sourced from low-impact, village-based operations in the Solomon Islands.

Landscaping & Infrastructure Options