Species Name: Blue Gum
Other Names: Sydney Blue Gum
Botanical Name: Eucalyptus Saligna
Colour Range: Pink to Pink Brown
Hardness: Janka hardness Rating - 9
Density: 850 kg/m3
Durability: Class 2
A well‑known timber found on the east coast of Australia. Its distinctive colour varies from soft pinks to dark pinks and red browns. Grain is typically straight with occasional interlocking. Texture is moderately coarse and gum veins are common. Sydney blue gum timber is an important general construction timber, particularly in New South Wales. It is widely used for flooring, external cladding, internal panelling, bench tops, internal stairs and decking. Other common applications include furniture and joinery.