Blue Gum
Blue Gum
Eucalyptus saligna
Colour: often mid to light red brown
Dominant features: Hobnail
Species of similar colour: Red Gum, Cherry Mahogany and Flooded Gum
Density: 850 kg/m3
Janka Hardness: 9.0
Above ground durability class 2

Red Ironbark
Red Ironbark
Eucalyptus crebra (narrow-leaved), Eucalyptus fibrosa (broad-leaved)
Colour: often dark brown to dark red brown
Dominant features: Holes
Species of similar colour: Grey Gum
Density: 1120 kg/m3
Janka Hardness: 14.0
Above ground durability class 1
Grey Gum
Grey Gum
Eucalyptus propinqua
Colour: often red brown with paler sapwood
Dominant features: Pinhole borer
Species of similar colour: Red Ironbark
Density: 1080 kg/m3
Janka Hardness: 14.0
Above ground durability class 1

Cherry Mahogany
Cherry Mahogany
Corymbia gummifera
Colour: often medium to deep red
Dominant features: Gum vein
Species of similar colour: Red Gum, Blue Gum
Density: 900 kg/m3
Janka Hardness: 8.8
Above ground durability class 1

Red Gum
Red Gum
Eucalyptus tereticornis
Colour: often deep red with paler sapwood
Dominant features: gum vein
Species of similar colour: Blue Gum, Cherry Mahogany and Red Mahogany
Density: 1050 kg/m3
Janka Hardness: 12.0
Above ground durability class 1

Brush Box
Brush Box
Lophostemon confertus
Colour: often mid brown with pink tones
Dominant features: n/a
Species of similar colour: Turpentine
Density: 900 kg/m3
Janka Hardness: 9.5
Above ground durability class 3

Grey Ironbark
Grey Ironbark
Eucalyptus paniculata
Colour: often mid to dark brown and red brown
Dominant features: Holes
Species of similar colour: Grey Box
Density: 1120 kg/m3
Janka Hardness: 14.0
Above ground durability class 1

Spotted Gum
Spotted Gum
Corymbia maculata
Colour: often mid brown with light sapwood
Dominant features: Gum vein
Species of similar colour: n/a
Density: 950 kg/m3
Janka Hardness: 11.0
Above ground durability class 1

Tallowwood
Tallowwood
Eucalyptus microcorys
Colour: often light olive brown
Dominant features: Pinhole
Species of similar colour: n/a
Density: 990 kg/m3
Janka Hardness: 8.6
Above ground durability class 1

Turpentine
Turpentine
Syncarpia glomulifera
Colour: often mid brown with pink tones
Dominant features: n/a
Species of similar colour: Brush Box
Density: 930 kg/m3
Janka Hardness: 12.0
Above ground durability class 1
Blackbutt
Blackbutt
Eucalyptus pilularis
Colour: often straw to pale brown
Dominant features: Gum vein & Pinhole borer
Species of similar colour: Northern Beech and New England Blackbutt
Density: 900 kg/m3
Janka Hardness: 9.1
Above ground durability class 1

Pearl Mahogany
Pearl Mahogany
Eucalyptus laevopinea (silver-top), Eucalyptus eugenioides (white)
Colour: often pale brown with pinkish tones
Dominant features: Gum vein and Pinhole
Species of similar colour: n/a
Density: 860 kg/m3
Janka Hardness: 8.8
Above ground durability class 3
New England Blackbutt
New England Blackbutt
Eucalyptus andrewsii
Colour: often straw to pale brown
Dominant features: Gum vein and Pinhole borer
Species of similar colour: Northern Beech and Blackbutt
Density: 930 kg/m3
Janka Hardness: 9.5
Above ground durability class 1

Grey Box
Grey Box
Eucalyptus microcarpa (including Steel Box Eucalyptus rummeryi)
Colour: often mid brown with paler tones
Dominant features: Holes & Surface checks
Species of similar colour: Grey Ironbark
Density: 1120 kg/m3
Janka Hardness: 15.0
Above ground durability class 1

Northern Beech
Northern Beech Species
Colour: often straw to straw brown
Dominant features: Gum vein and Pinhole
Species of similar colour: Blackbutt and New England Blackbutt
Density: 800 - 1000 kg/m3
Janka Hardness: 8.0 to 10.0
Above ground durability class 3 to 1