Blackbutt Decking

Blackbutt (also known as Eucalyptus Pilularis) is one of Australia’s common, wild trees and one of the most commonly used trees for timber production. Nothing can compare to natural timber and the Blackbutt wood has the perfect appearance and properties for getting more than the job done!

Common Names Blackbutt
Sizes (mm) 136 x 19, 86 x 19
Appearance Even texture, Straight grain, Small gum veins
Colours Rich honey browns to lighter creams
Grades Standard, Better
Janka Rating 9.1
Botanical Name Eucalyptus Pilularis
Fire Resistant Rate BAL29, which does not have to be subjected to fire-retardant treatment


The hardwood is a light pale straw, hardy and versatile. The Blackbutt decking Melbourne from Greenhill Timbers resembles the tree perfectly, with the exact colour and feel. However, each fibre in the plank varies and therefore causing the appearance of the timber to vary as well, but this is part of using natural materials. Lots of timber professionals recommend Blackbutt, for these factors, as well its figure and suitability for staining, which makes it great for indoor use. As for outdoor use, Blackbutt is equally popular, as its natural durability and strength make it an excellent choice.