Technical data and general information of Eucalyptus Globulus.

Eucalyptus Globulus

Taxonomic Classification

Scientific Name:
Eucalyptus Glóbulus

Family:
Myrtaceae

Order:
Angiosperma

Chilean Name:
Eucalyptus

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Eucalyptus Globulus Description

The eucalyptus has short fibers, making it highly sought in industry cellulose for the manufacture of fine papers.

Its wood is used in the production of furniture for homes and offices, and beautiful sheet is intended to siding, or plywood-board.

These trees can reach 60 meters tall and have whitish bark easily be seen in the adult strips. Its fruits are like a white bell-shaped capsule, covered with a whitish powder from 1.4 to 2.4 cm diameter.

Habitat of Eucalyptus Globulus Trees

It prefers humid climates without frost. They are very sensitive to frost the plants young people. The frost resistance increases to reach two or three years old.

Their summer thermal constraints force you to a more coastal distribution, where also enjoy better relative humidity in the air.

Originally from Australia, some species also arise spontaneously in New Guinea and in parts of Indonesia.

In Chile, found mainly in the central-southern region of Bio Bio. there is common to find eucalyptus 20 years with 60 meters high and 50 inches diameter.

Eucalyptus Globulus Properties

Property Description
Color Yellowish Brown
Growth ring Notorious
Texture Open and interlocking grain
Nominal Density 720 kg/m3
Contraction From the green state at 0% moisture content
Tangential 11,7%
Radial 6,5%
Volumetric 18,2%
Permeability Treatable sapwood and heartwood. Retention < 240 kg m3
Natural Durability Category 4, Little Durable, Timber whose lifetime is greater than 5 years and less than 10.

Uses or Applications of Eucalyptus Globulus

Use of Eucalyptus GlobulusEucalyptus Globulus is used in the Manufacture of:

Because of its short fiber is used in the area of the cellulose for manufacture of fine papers. Also the manufacture of furniture and sheets.