Flooded Gum, Rose Gum

Flooded Gum Rose Gum

Flooded Gum is a lovely reddish brown timber with tinges of pink and is also called Rose Gum -EUCALYPTUS GRANDIS. It is a large hardwood that grows in the moist soils along the east coast of Australia, ranging from New South Wales up to northern Queensland.

The timber is pink to pale red-brown, with the sapwood not clearly distinguishable. The grain is straight and the texture is moderately course and even. The timber often features the work of the ‘scribbly borer’Flooded Gum Rose Gum 1 – an insect that leaves a small trail mark in a weaving or scribbling pattern as it frequents the tree.

Flooded Gum is best for use in Flooring and it accepts stains well.

We have it available in wide-board flooring up to 180mm.

A beautiful dense and durable timber, perfect for flooring with a Janka rating of 7.5