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Sydney Blue Gum
(Eucalyptus saligna)
Click on the photo to find a supplier! Sydney Blue Gum

COMMON NAMES:   Sydney blue gum, Flooded gum, Rose gum, Saligna gum

SPECIFIC GRAVITY:   .8

DENSITY:  48 lbs./cu.ft.

TANGENTIAL MOVEMENT:   9%

RADIAL MOVEMENT:   5%

VOLUMETRIC SHRINKAGE:   14%

DURABILITY1:   Durable

SOURCE:  Australia including Tasmania, Southern Hemisphere

DESCRIPTION:   Color is pink-red. Predominant figure is interlocked ribbon-like quilting. Uses include construction, flooring, and furniture.


1 Durability refers to a wood's resistance to rotting in wet environments.

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