Australian Cypress

Technical species specifications for Australian Cypress Hardwood Flooring from Fantastic Floor – Discount Exotic and Domestic Hardwood Flooring, Prefinished Solid Flooring, Unfinished Solid Flooring and Engineered Flooring.
Australian cypress is mostly golden colored. It shows a high degree of variation between sapwood and heartwood. Colors range from cream colored sapwood and yellow-gold to brown heartwood. Knots accentuate the wood occasionally with darker colors still.
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Scientific Name, Other Names:
Barakula Gold, White Cypress, Cypress Pine, Callitris Glauca, Murray Pine, Murray River Cypress, Murray River Pine, Blue Cypress
Our Australian Cypress is harvested from the Barakula State Forest in Western Queensland and otherwise known as “Barakula Gold” due to the superior quality of raw material. Australian Cypress is a conifer native to the eastern states of Australia. The distribution of Australian cypress is mostly in inland New South Wales and Southern Queensland. Australian cypress is logged on a sustainable basis as part of the Australian Government’s Australian Farm Forestry Program.
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Tangential Shrinkage:
2.6 %
Radial Shrinkage:
2.4 %
Tree Characteristics:
Australian Cypress is a small to medium-sized tree, usually growing to about 18 metres tall, but occasionally reaching 30 metres, and has a straight trunk.
Geographic Area:
Queensland and New South Wales, Australia
Heartwood ranges from honey-gold to brown with darker knots. Sapwood can be cream or straw-colored.
Australian Cypress will exhibit an ambering effect over time, gaining more of the golden coloring it already possesses.
Closed and tight grain with no-thru knots
Drying Characteristics:
Dries Quickly
Working Characteristics:
Australian cypress is easy to machine and sand, but can be brittle. Care should be taken when nailing. Pre-boring is suggested for this process.
Durability Rating:
Australian Cypress is very durable and has been known to be resistant to termites.
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