Timber Species - Grey Gum

Species Name: Grey Gum

Botanical Name: Eucalyptus Propinqua

Colour Range: Red to Red brown

Hardness: Janka Hardness Rating - 14

Strength: SD2

Density: 1080 kg/m3

Durability: Class 1


A medium sized Australian hardwood, Grey Gum is renowned for being extremely hard and durable. The colour of the Heartwood is a red to red brown colour, with the sapwood being paler in appearance. The texture of Grey Gum timber is even with a usually interlocked but coarse grain. Grey Gum is a stunning timber species with exquisite natural features that highlight the species sophisticated look and feel. Grey Gum timber is extremely strong, versatile and has one of the highest possible durability ratings making it an excellent choice for general construction applications, flooring and decking and in furniture and joinery.