Red Grandis Eucalyptus lumber wood, Eucalyptus grandis lumber for woodworking

Red Grandis Eucalyptus // Eucalyptus grandis

While the color is much more pale than genuine mahogany, red grandis is very similar in weight, density, grain structure, and the way it responds to most machining operations. The wood's color does deepen with age turning to a darker red much like mahogany.
color of Red Grandis Eucalyptus
Color Range
Pale pinkish tan to a mild creamy yellow
other names for Red Grandis Eucalyptus
Other Names
Eucaluptus grandis, flooded gum, rose gum
uses for Red Grandis Eucalyptus
Some Typical Uses
High end furniture, cabinetry, and outdoor projects
the Red Grandis Eucalyptus tree
What's the Tree Like?
This FSC- certified plantation grown tree is a massive one, reaching 160 to 200 feet tall and 4 to 7 feet in diiameter. Native to coastal Australia, plantations in South America provide the lumber that's imported into the U.S. .
Red Grandis Eucalyptus grows in Latin America
map of where Red Grandis Eucalyptus grows


lbs /Bd. Ft.
-26.82% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)


Janka Rating
-44.19% softer than red oak (1290 psi)


Specific Gravity
-14.06% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 3/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Good 4/10
Red Oak