Eucalyptus

  • Eucalyptus
    Heritage 7/8" (805) in Eucalyptus

General Info and Benefits

Eucalyptus - Eucalyptus grandis and Eucalyptus urophylla

General Description
• Coloration varies from a light salmon to a deeper red
• With exposure to UV light, the pigments darken slightly
• As far as hardness it is most often compared to maple
• It is a closed-grain wood, and is harder than oak

Physical Properties
• Janka Rating System = 1125

Where It Grows
• In six Brazilian States: Espírito Santo, Bahia, Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do Sul, São Paulo, and Mato Grosso do Sul.

Relative Abundance
• Readily available in both solid stock and veneers

Did You Know?
• Features a grain similar to mahogany
• Largely marketed as a viable alternative to mahogany
• Comes from non-tropical trees that may be harvested within 14 to 16 years of planting
  • Eucalyptus
    Eucalyptus
    Eucalyptus has a grain pattern similar to Mahogany and varies from light pink to dark red in color. Compared to the brand name Lyptus material, Eucalyptus has less grain variation and is more readily available.
  • Eucalyptus Finish Grade
    Eucalyptus Finish Grade
    Eucalyptus Finish Grade is designed to be used when having your products finished by Decore-ative Specialties. With Finish Grade materials you will receive the material option that best suits the look you have selected, whether you choose a natural, stain, shader, or paint finish. As a result, the amount of natural color or grain may vary depending on the selected finish.
  • Lyptus
    Lyptus
    Featuring grain patterns similar to Mahogany, Lyptus material can vary from a light pink to dark red. Small closed knots, and other natural characteristics may be found in the material as well. Lyptus is a brand name material offered through Weyerhauser and is not as readily available as in previous years.