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Timber fact sheet

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Brisbane City

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Architraves

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Properties for [stringybark, white]

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Standard trade name stringybark, white
Botanical name Eucalyptus eugenioides
Synonyms Eucalyptus nigra,
Eucalyptus wilkinsoniana
Origin Queensland-north,
Queensland-central,
Queensland-south,
Australia
Schedule Schedule B
Hardwood Yes
Density (kg/m3) 1010
Durability above-ground (2)
Durability in-ground (2)
Hardness VH
Joint dry (JD) JD1
Joint green (JG) J2
Strength dry (SD) (SD3)
Strength green (SG) (S2)
Bushfire resisting No
Lyctine susceptibility NS
Termite resistance NR
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Target design life, hazard zones and conditions for use

Botanical name Eucalyptus eugenioides
5 years above-ground Approved
15 years protected Approved
15 years Above-ground:A Approved
15 years Above-ground:B Approved
15 years Above-ground:C Approved
15 years Above-ground:D Approved
15 years In-ground:A Approved
15 years In-ground:B C2
15 years In-ground:C C3
15 years In-ground:D C4
Botanical name Eucalyptus eugenioides
50 years protected Approved
50 years Above-ground:A Approved
50 years Above-ground:B Approved
50 years Above-ground:C H3!
50 years Above-ground:D H3!
50 years In-ground:A C3, C11
50 years In-ground:B C7, C11
50 years In-ground:C C8, C11
50 years In-ground:D C8, C11