River Red Gum

Eucalyptus Camaldulensis, Eucalyptus Rostrata
rrgum 2400
Eucalyptus Camaldulensis, Eucalyptus Rostrata

The heartwood varies according to location in age, from pink to dark red. The grain is interlocked and frequently wavy which produces a fiddleback figure when quarter cut. The texture is close and even. The wood is resinous with frequent gum pockets. The surface is often distinctly mottled. Also known as Murray Red Gum.

Properties

DENSITY 900
MODULUS OF RUPTURE MPA DRY 101
RADIAL SHRINKAGE 2.5%
HARDNESS (JANKA) (kN) 10.0
FINISH Good
DURABILITY Durable
MACHINING Fair
SPLIT RESISTANCE Fair
SPLIT RESISTANCE Fair
GLUING Fair
GROWING REGION Australia
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 0.90
MODULUS OF ELASTICITY GPA DRY 11
TANGENTIAL SHRINKAGE 4%
STABILITY Good
AVAILABILITY Available
SUSCEPTIBLE TO LYCTUS BORER Yes

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