Red Grandis

Red Grandis

Red Grandis, also called Flooded Gum and Rose Gum(scientific name: Eucalyptus Grandis), has a heartwood of pink to red-brown color. Sapwood is paler in color and not always clearly distinguishable from the heartwood. Its texture is medium to coarse, and grain is straight to shallow interlocked.

Red Grandis is commonly found in eastern Australia. It is rated durable to very durable, with poor resistance to insect attack.

Janka Hardness :

5,600 N(1,260 lbf)

Average Dried Weight :

640 kg/m3(40 lbs/ft3)

Workability :

Reasonably easy to work with hand tools and machine tools. It is good with glue and stains and finishes well. It experiences large shrinkage during drying and large movement in service.


Pricing / Availability

This moderately-priced imported hardwood type is only occasionally imported into North America but when it is available, it is usually available in several sizes and thicknesses and is generally available as boards.



It is not mentioned on the IUCN’s Red List and in the CITES Appendices.


Common Uses

It has several generic uses such as in flooring, in furniture, in the manufacture of boats as well as for millwork.

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