Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus

Trade Name

Eucalyptus

Similar Woods

Coigue, Anegre

Origin

Australia, New Zealand

Range

This species is also cultivated today in plantations situated in northern parts of Spain, East Africa and South America. Of economic importance there, also as veneer wood In Australia, Eucalyptus trees can reach 110 m in height and are considered to be the tallest trees in the world. Extremely quick growth when cultivated in plantations.

Uses

Plain Eucalyptus - like Eucalyptus Pommele and Figured Eucalyptus - is rarely used as face veneer, but mostly for sides and for interior veneers as the wood is not very expressive. Besides for veneers, Eucalyptus is used for railroad ties and in ship and vehicle construction. As plantation wood mostly used for paper production.

Colour

Light Brown