Red Gum is a beautiful timber when used for Flooring.
It is large tree that grows in the coastal forests between Warragul and Cairns, northern QLD.
Its appearance is brick red in colour and similar to Blue Gum and Cherry Mahogany, and boasts an interesting, interlocked grain-texture with some gum vein, and is its best use is in flooring, decking, tables and dressed timber.
Red Gum flooring is available in wide boards up to 180mm. A dense and durable timber and with a Janka rating of 12 is very good for flooring and in outdoor use as posts and decking.