QLD Spotted Gum

QLD-Spotted-Gum

QLD Spotted Gum is a highly desirable and suitable choice for indoor timber flooring. The unique variations of colours makes it the perfect choice for matching any colour scheme within your home. Additionally, QLD Spotted Gum is truly hard-wearing and its strong nature makes it highly resistant to scratches and dints.

Common Names QLD Spotted Gum
Sizes (mm) 85×19, 130×19
Appearance Gum veins, Wavy grains
Colours Warm, Caramel to Chocolate Browns
Grades Natural, Australiana, Classic
Janka Rating 11
Botanical Name Corymbia Citriodora, Corymbia Henryi

Description

QLD Spotted Gum is a fast-growing species grown on the Queensland coast. Spotted Gum trees can grow up to 45m and 1.3m in diameter!

The tree possesses a straight, slender trunk with smooth bark. As the bark sheds off in patches, the Spotted Gum is presented with a unique spotted appearance.

The timber is admired for its unique light to dark chocolate brown tones with a slight orange hue. Gum veins are quite common and the presence of a wavy grain can produce an attractive fiddle-back figure.

Common Applications

QLD Spotted Gum is ideal for applications that require a rich and luxurious aesthetic. It is extremely adaptable and a naturally strong timber, making it well suited to several applications. QLD Spotted Gum was predominantly used only as a structural timber due to possessing the properties of natural aesthetics, durability and strength. Because of the timbers significant durability, it is no surprise why QLD Spotted Gum has grown to become one of Australia’s most widely used timbers today.

You will find QLD Spotted Gum being used in a variety of applications, such as:

  • Flooring
  • Decking
  • Cladding
  • Structural Components
  • Poles