Also known as: Eucalyptus Timbers, Eucy Poles & Gum Poles
This dense wood can be used structurally and for decorative purposes. It’s often featured in African-style tribal fencing, tiki and palapa structures, and any other application that needs a rustic appearance. Eucalyptus is sustainably grown which makes it a perfect product for “green” construction projects.
Available Variants for Appearance
- COLOR: Color ranges from a lighter brown to a dark brown. In the sun, the poles age very nicely and turn a beautiful silver color.
- SIZES: We stock sizes to include 1″ to 10″ diameter in lengths of 8 ft to 18 ft.
- CUSTOM: If you are in need of custom sizes or shapes (to include oversized, extra long, special character) our team can hand select specialty products to meet your niche requirements. CONTACT US TODAY
Recommended Usage for Eucalyptus Poles
Supply Scout recommends the following projects for eucalyptus poles and timbers: Construction Grade Building, Themed areas in Zoos, Theme Parks and Resorts.
Information about Eucalyptus Poles:
Eucalyptus has a high strength-to-weight ratio and a hardness rating greater than white oak, mahogany, red oak, and is similar to hickory, hard maple or beech. Plantation-grown eucalyptus has a variety of working qualities that make it appropriate for interior applications. Eucalyptus is particularly well-suited to high-use interior situations as it maintains its appearance.The poles can be white washed or even stained a dark mahogany. Its rustic appearance looks great in major resorts around the world including Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge.
- Rot Resistance: With the treatment of Wolman E the poles are highly rot resistant and insect resistant (including termite).
- Workability: Fairly easy to work with, eucalyptus poles tend to crack as they age, however, it doesn’t hinder the structure. It just adds to the rustic looks.
- Odor: No characteristic odor.
- Allergies/Toxicity: Besides the standard health risks associated with any type of wood dust, no further health reactions have been associated with Rose Gum, though several other species within the Eucalyptus genus have been reported to cause various allergic reactions.
- This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices or on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.