Heart pine, Yellow pine, red pine: a light brown to nearly white colour wood (heart pine and red pine are usually much redder). Takes finishes well and has a prominent straight grain. One of the softest hardwoods, it is prone to marking denting and scratching. Does well in rustic environments and a popular option for cottages and other environments when a country look is preferred.
Janka Hardness scale: 600-850
Staining ability: Good
Available in several colors, and finishes.