Ash, Victorian

Victorian Ash Timber Species (Mountain Ash) – Eucalyptus regnans

Victorian Ash AKA Vic Ash, Mountain Ash, Ash

Victorian Ash Wood Appearance

Colour – The heartwood is usually pale pink or straw. The Sapwood is not distinguishable from the heartwood.

Grain – Usually straight but sometimes wavy

Vic Ash Wood Properties

Density – N/A kg/m3

Durability – Class 3 – Moderately resistant to decay when fully exposed to the weather, clear of the ground and well drained with free air circulation. Not recommended for in-ground use, or in external decking applications.

Hardness – Not Available

Victorian Ash Identification Features

Sapwood – Not clearly distinguishable

Heartwood – Pale pink or pale straw

Texture – Moderately coarse

Vic Ash Wood Structure

Vessels – Not Available

Parenchyma – Not Available

Rays – Not Available

Victorian Ash Other Features

Burning Splinter Test – Not Available

Growth Rings – Conspicuous