spottedgum 2400

Spotted Gum

Corymbia Maculata, Corymbia Citrodora, Eucalyptus Henryi

Heartwood pale to dark brown or chocolate. Sapwood is distinctively paler but there maybe a zone of intermediate wood. Texture moderately coarse. Grain variable, the frequent presence of wavy grain produces an attractive fiddleback figure. Slightly greasy nature. Gum veins common. Northern material is usually slightly denser, stronger and more durable than southern. Also known as Lemon Scented Gum.

Origin
Australia
BAL
29.0
Density
950

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
950
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
150
Radial Shrinkage
4.5%
Hardness (janka) (kN)
11.0
Finish
Good
Durability
Durable
Machining
Good
Split Resistance Screwing
Good
Split Resistance Nailing
Good
Gluing
Poor
Growing Region
Australia
Specific Gravity
0.95
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
23
Tangential Shrinkage
6%
BAL
29.0
Stability
Fair
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
Yes
Availability
Available