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Eucalyptus

GENUS: EUCALYPTUS

Eucalyptus was introduced to California in the early 19th century to provide timber and to prevent disease outbreaks since its aromatic oils were believed to clean the air. It is now an invasive species in this state, with many species and hybrids growing throughout California.

Eucalyptus

 

Characteristics

Color / Appearance

Color ranges from a lighter salmon pink to a darker brownish red. Appearance has been likened to both black cherry and Honduran mahogany. Color tends to deepen with age.

Grain / Texture

Has a medium texture and small to medium sized open pores. The grain tends to be straight and even. 

Workability

Generally easy to work, though it can burn easily. Glues, stains, and finishes well.

Common Uses

Flooring, lumber, interior millwork, cabinetry, plywood, and turned objects

Characteristics and photo used by permission from The Wood Database

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