Spotted Gum Timber Floors - Perth

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SPOTTED GUM
Great looking and hard wearing
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Spotted Gum  – fast facts 

Origin                

NSW/QLD

Janka rating

11.0

Botanical name

corymbia maculate

Predominant colour tones

Predominantly mid to dark brown tones with occasional cream, chocolate and grey tones. Spotted Gum generally exhibits and wide variation in colour tones across the floor

(note as timber is a natural product we can only indicate general colours as these can vary considerably between batches and suppliers)

Timber characteristics

Grain variable, frequent presence of wavy grain produces attractive fiddleback feature, gum vein present but not predominant.

What’s good about this timber

A very hard wearing timber perfect for high traffic areas

Wide ranging colour tones makes for a floor that is the feature within a room

What to be wary of with this timber

The wide range of colours throughout this timber may not suit some spaces looking for a subtle design

There is a considerable difference in Queensland spotted gum to NSW spotted gum which is much lighter so it is important to know the origin of the timber you are purchasing

Timber floor type availability 

Timber Floor Type Availability

solid timber floors

Yes, commonly available

engineered timber floors

Yes, commonly available

parquetry

Yes, commonly available

laminate / vinyl plank / rigid plank

Yes, commonly available

 

Bosch Timber Floors Verdict

A very popular timber for families that want a floor that can take punishment. The interesting colour variations also add great appeal.

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