Red Grandis® Eucalyptus
Latin Name: Eucalyptus grandis
Family: Myrtaceace - The Myrtle family
Other Common Name(s): Eucalyptus, Grandis Eucalyptus
Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use
Interior and Exterior
Exterior Trim, Flooring, Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings
Red Grandis® is plantation grown in the northern region of Uruguay.
General Description: The heartwood is uniform pinkish light brown color. The sapwood, which is usual very narrow, is lighter in color. The wood is straight grained, with a medium to medium-coarse texture.
Price Range ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive):
Specific Gravity: 0.62-0.80
Modulus of Rupture (psi): 17000
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi): 2000
Side Hardness (lbs): 1420
Unlike similar species in the marketplace, Red GrandisÂ® is a single species grown on a single large plantation. Therefore the wood is more consistent in texture, grain and color.