Eucalyptis Grandis is indigenous to Australia but is cultivated successfully in a number of other countries including South Africa, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Zambia and Sri Lanka.
Saligna is an attractive, straight-trunked tree that grows to a height of 7 meters. It is easy to cultivate and is a fast growing tree that grows in a variety of climates and soil conditions.
The sapwood is pale yellow and varies in colour from a light pink to brown heartwood. The grain is interlocked and the texture is coarse. It is easy to work with but is a bit fibrous and care is needed when cross cutting. It nails, screws and glues easily. It is moderately durable.
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