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Specie - Blue gum

Blue gum
Other names
Tasmanian blue gum (Australia), southern blue gum, Chilean Oak{*} {*} Misleading denomination.
Botanic name
Eucalyptus globulus Labill. subspecies globulus (= E. globulus Labill.).
Family
Myrtaceae
Growth area
Australia and planted in Spain, Portugal and Chili.
Wood species
hardwood timber
Volumic mass
(810-)900 (-980) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content, green timber 1100-1200 kg/m3. (700-)750(-800) kg/m3 atj 12% moisture content for blue gum from plantations.
Sustainability
From European plantations, Moulds 5. Timber from Australia should be 3. Termites G.
Illustration
©2001 Stichting Centrum Hout - Almere

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