Eucalyptus is 89% as hard as Red Oak (1125 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
- Flooring Trade Name
- Botanical Name
- Lumber Trade Name(s)
Flooded Gum, Rose Gum, Scrub Gum
Eucalyptus has an interlocking grain, and a coarse texture.
Eucalyptus demonstrates a low level of stability, inferior to Red Oak.
- Safety/Allergic Reactions
Eucalyptus has been associated nasal and throat irritation.
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Eucalyptus will deepen in color over time.
- Color Range
Eucalyptus wood varies from pale pink, to light brown, to reddish brown.