Blue Gum is a moderately straight-grained timber that has a unique blueish tinge to its smooth bark. Its beautiful color and strong attributes make it desirable for both domestic and commercial flooring. Bluegum is a popular choice for hardwood flooring, as it is resistant to dents and knocks from everyday wear.
Blue Gum is a native Australian hardwood timber species that occur in forests along the coast of New South Wales and southern Queensland. Blue Gum thrives in both wet and dry eucalypt native forests and in plantations from 0-400m. In dry conditions, the Blue Gum tree takes on a wide-spreading profile, contrastingly in wet conditions, the tree grows tall and straight.
Blue Gum has a distinctive colorway, varying from dark pink to soft pink to reddish-brown. The grain of Blue Gum timber is typically straight, with the occasional interlocking of grain. The texture is moderately coarse and gum veins are prominent.