Hoop Pine

Specie Properties  -  read in conjunction with the General Notes

01. Common Name / s

Queensland Pine, Colonial Pine, Morton Bay Pine.

02. Botanical Name

Araucaria cunninghamii.

03. Primary Origin


04. Colour & Figure

Heartwood   –  ranges from pale cream to light yellow.
Sapwood     –  little difference to heartwood although a little lighter.
Figure         –  plain or mottled, very fine evenly textured wood with straight grain.

05. Density

Unseasoned   -  680 kg/m3
Seasoned       -  550 kg/m3         

06. Hardness

Janka Rating     -   3.4
Relative Rating  -  Soft

07. Durability
  (above ground)

Only suitable for weather protected applications, unless preservative treated and sealed

08. Weather Exposed

Not suitable, unless preservative treated and sealed.

09. Grade Options


10. Leaching


11. Thickness
  (finished dressed)


12. Width
  (finished dressed)


13. Length


14. Price Guide

Relative Cost - Units  (compared to Western Red Cedar at 100 units)

15. Coating


16. Coating


17. Availability

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