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Sydney Blue Gum


Sydney Blue Gum

Fast Facts

Dry Janka Hardness

Dry Timber Density
850 kg per m3

Botanical Name
eucalyptus saligna
Predominant Colours
Dark pink to red brown.
- note as timber is a natural product we can only indicate general colours as these can vary considerably between batches and suppliers.

Colour Consistency
Generally the overall appearance of Sydney blue gum timber is a reasonably consistent colour however there can be variation in colour tones between individual boards.
Timber Characteristics
Usually straight grain, pin holes and gum veins are present in this timber.

What's good about this timber
Red tones in this timber are somewhat lighter than Jarrah flooring so it can be used in smaller spaces without making them feel closed in.
This timber is a great contrast to Jarrah or other dark furniture.
What to be wary of with this timber
This timber can appear ?pink? in colour in some settings so it is important to match it to the correct colour palette of the decor. Colour presentation of the timber will change significantly between a solvent and waterborne coating.

bosch timber floors Verdict!
We think of this timber as a lighter version of jarrah in colour making it a more suited for smaller areas.




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phone + 618 9309 2991  

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