Lemon gum

Eucalyptus citriodora

Lemon gum wood The Lemon-gum is an introduced tree which grows exceptionally well at low elevations in Hawai‘i. It reaches 80 to 160 feet in height and up to 4 feet in diameter. The wood is light brown to gray brown, and may be deeply marked with black veins in boards cut from the lowest log of the tree. The wood may have straight or wavy grain, and is exceptionally hard and dense (specific gravity .85). In Hawai‘i it has been used for heavy, high-stress applications, such as residential flooring, tool handles, trailer decking and boat framing. In more recent years, citriodora has been used in prize-winning furniture designs, where its strong grain stands out.



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