Lychee wood is a type of hardwood that comes from the evergreen lychee tree which is the sole member of the genus Litchi in the soapberry family. Lychee trees dont' grow big, they are usually saucer size diameter, because of the year rings are so tight, a tree trunk with the size suitable for making a small console table is at least 50 years old, It is extremely rare to find a tree that is suitable for a single slap dining table size.
Lychee wood is premium wood material. The wood is incredibly dense, hard and durable. Lychee wood has good rot resistance and good anti-termite properties. Due to these wood properties, Lychee wood is even suitable for outdoor furntiure or to be use for public places that requires water resistance solid wood material.
Lychee wood has a natural reddish brown wood tone with wood grain that is usually referred as tiger skin pattern.