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Sydney Blue Gum Species Details   (Back to Species List)

Detailed information pertaining to Sydney Blue Gum (Eucalyptus, saligna) is detailed below:

Specie Names
Lumber Name(s): Sydney Blue Gum.
Grown in: Australia.
Description
Sydney Blue Gum is dense hardwood with a deep reddish color.
Color Range and Color Change
Color Range: Sydney Blue Gum offers a wide range of color variability, from pinks through to burgundy reds. In re-growth timber, the color can be a pale straw color with pink highlights. Many Australian suppliers mix the various red colored species and offer it under the same name leading to even further color variation.
Color Change: Sydney Blue Gum undergoes a medium degree of color change, with a slight muting of the colors over time and darkening to a medium brownish red.
Where to Use
Sydney Blue Gum may be used both residentially and commercially wherever its rich reddish color is desired.
Product availability
This species is currently not available in any collections.
Hardness Chart
Hardness Chart for Sydney Blue Gum.
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