Timber species: Rose Gum (Flooded Gum)
Rose Gum – is a large, fast-growing eucalyptus tree and is found East coast ranging from Bulahdelah in New South Wales up to northern Queensland. Rose Gum is one of the most productive plantation eucalypti. It is a very tall tree reaching up to 55 meters. Rose gum is mainly used for paneling, joinery, and flooring.
The timber is not termite resistant, while its sapwood is not susceptible to lyctid borer. Rose Gum heartwood class 2 durability above the ground and Janka hardness rating 7.3. The timber’s character features distinctive pinhole and insect marks, which makes unique character timber flooring. The grain is straight and the texture is moderately coarse and even. The heartwood is pink to pale red-brown with the sapwood not well distinguishable.
If you are looking for reddish color, strong, durable, and termite-resistant flooring then Flooded Gum ( also known as Rose Gum trade name) may be your best option. Call us today to order your Rose Gum flooring!