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The heartwood of Cloeziana is beige-brown to yellow-brown, sometimes with dark narrow streaks. The 15-25 mm thick sapwood is markedly lighter in colour. Cloeziana can be distinguished from other Eucalyptus species by the fact that a large splinter can be burned for charcoal.

Properties of this timber species


  • Botanical name: Eucalyptus cloeziana


  • Can be used in hydraulic engineering for jetties, bridges, bridge decks, sheet piling, purlins, fenders and as timber in gardens for screens and garden furniture
  • Locally, cloeziana is also used for furniture, turned goods and tool shafts


  • Resistance to fungi: class 1 (very durable) for wood from natural forest, class 2 (durable) for wood from plantations.
  • Resistance to insects: Termites class D (sapwood and heartwood very durable), Anobium (woodworm) class D


  • South African wood (700)-860-(990) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content
  • From natural forest 1000 kg/m3
  • Fresh 900-1200 kg/m3

source: Houtvademecum © 2010 Centrum Hout Almere, 10e herziene druk

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