Description: Eucalyptus Grandis grows is a large, tall tree native to the wet forests and margins of rain forests in Wales and Australia. The name Grandis means large, which refers to the tree’s size. It has smooth, grey-brown bark. Because it accepts stain so well it finishes smoothly, making it fantastic for the making of wood countertops. It is a popular replacement for Mahogany. Bring a touch of the rain forests into your kitchen with a Eucalyptus Grandis wood countertop.
Alternate Trade Names: Rose Gum, Flooded Gum, Scrub Gum
Origin: Coastal and sub-coastal ranges of New Castle, New South Wales and Queensland, Australia
Color: The heartwood is pale pink to red-brown. The sapwood is usually paler than the heartwood.
Grain: Straight grained, slightly interlocked
Janka Hardness: 2228
Eucalyptus Grandis Facts: Eucalyptus typically grows to be about 140 to 170 feet (45 to 55 meters) high with a trunk diameter of about 3 to 6 feet (1 to 2 meters). The tallest recorded Eucalyptus, known as “The Grandis,” has a height of 282 feet (86 meters). Eucalyptus is typically used for quality furniture, house framing, boat building, flooring, siding, paneling, oars, fruit cases, plywood, carving, and joinery. This species is available FSC certified.