Red Iron Bark

Botanical Name: Eucalyptus Sideroxylon

Red Ironbark is extremely hard. Its colour varies from pale to rich reds as well as browns. The grain is usually interlocked, with a moderately coarse texture. A medium to large hardwood growing mainly in the North Central Victoria, the inland slopes of New South Wales, and occasionally in the coastal districts of Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.

The most common uses are Flooring, Decking Engineering Construction, Poles and Sleepers. Red Ironbark is durability class 1 for both above and in-ground contact. It has a narrow band of sapwood that is resistant to lyctus attack and hardness is 13.

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