Sydney Blue Gum is a lovely timber with a distinctive colour, varying from soft pinks to dark pinks and browns and with hints of coral to deep red with an even-grain texture. Beautiful as Flooring, Decking, Cladding and internal Lining. Sydney Blue Gum grows commonly in the coastal forests between Batemans Bay and southern QLD.
Sydney Blue Gum, named for its attractive blue-grey bark, grows along the New South Wales coastline, extending from Batemans Bay into southern Queensland. The tree can grow to a height of more than 60 metres. Sydney Blue Gum is a common plantation timber in Australia.
The timber is usually straight grained, with a small percentage showing some interlocking grain. The texture is moderately coarse and gum veins and gum pockets are common.
Sydney Blue Gum (EUCALYPTUS SALIGNA) is commonly used for Flooring, Decking, joinery, domestic and commercial construction, Cladding and internal Lining. It is a durable and dense timber with a Janka rating of 9.0