Species Info - a Fierce Beauty
Red Iron Bark - Eucalyptus sideroxylon; Mugga; Ironbark - is a richly colored Australian hardwood, occurring naturally on inland slopes of eastern Australia. It is becoming increasingly popular as a flooring species dues to its deep, rich, warm colors, its fine interlocking grain texture, and superior strength. It is one of the harder woods in the world. As a result, it is highly regarded for its strength, durability and long term performance in both exterior uses and interior uses.
In fact, this beautiful lady is actually one of the toughest kids on the block! Red Iron Bark's rich, deep, reddish heartwood and paler, contrasting, yellow-ish sapwood colors, give it a depth and warmth that most other woods can't match. These rich colors of this flooring lend an inviting, classic look to any space, making it a good substitute for Jarrah.