Red Tulip Oak

Red Tulip Oak

Branch 95

Found in Nth Qld with a pink to red-brown heartwood and whitish sapwood. Grain is usually straight and open. Attractive “water wave” figure on tangential face and large ray fleck on radial face are prominent features of the tulip oaks.

Origin
QLD
Density
800

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
800
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
126
Radial Shrinkage
3.6
Hardness (janka) (kN)
9.0
Machining
Difficult
Split Resistance Screwing
Fair
Split Resistance Nailing
Fair
Gluing
Good
Growing Region
QLD
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
15
Tangential Shrinkage
8.6
Stability
Good
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
Yes