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Sydney Blue Gum

Sydney Blue Gum

Janka Hardness 2023 (what's this? )
Sydney Blue Gum is 161% as hard as Red Oak (2023 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
    Sydney Blue Gum
  • Botanical Name
    Eucalyptus, saligna
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
    Sydney Blue Gum, Sydney Blue
  • Origin
  • Description
    Sydney Blue Gum is tough and moderately durable and has a grain that can be straight or interlocked.
  • Stability
    Sydney Blue Gum demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    Sydney Blue Gum has been associated with nasal irritation and rhinorrhea.
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Sydney Blue Gum is photo-sensitive.
  • Color Range
    Sydney Blue Gum ranges widely in color, from pinks to deep reds. Re-growth Sydney Blue Gum timber can feature pinkish-yellow shading.

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