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)
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.