Grey Ironbark presents as a stunning array of colours, ranging from pale grey or light chocolate to darker reds and browns. It is very durable so is perfect for Flooring, Decking, Cladding and Battens and we have available in various widths and thickness’.
It is a particularly hard, strong timber, with a broad range of applications, due to its resistance to lyctid borers and termites.
Grey Ironbarks are a very characteristic group of trees, aptly named after their thick, compact and hard bark. The commercially available Ironbark species are divided into Red and Grey Ironbarks. Trees grow in north central Victoria, on the inland slopes of New South Wales and occasionally in the coastal districts of Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.
Red Ironbark, E. Drepanophylla, is found from northern New South Wales to Bundaberg, Queensland. It is found in scattered patches as far north as the Atherton Tableland. Grey Ironbark, E. Paniculata, is found in New South Wales only from Bega to Coffs Harbour.
A very heavy timber, at 1120 kilograms per cubic metre. A beautiful dense and durable timber, perfect for flooring, decking and cladding and battens with a Janka rating of 14.0.